Definition of campanula in English:

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campanula

Pronunciation: /kamˈpanyələ/

noun

Another term for bellflower.
Example sentences
  • Covering the hillside around the patio is a tapestry of astilbes, azaleas, campanulas, ferns, hellebores, hostas, Japanese maples, moss, and rhododendrons.
  • Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of perennials, including campanulas, daylilies, hostas, peonies, sedums, and Shasta daisies.
  • It is dominated by hostas, peonies, campanula, and daylilies but holds a wealth of perennials and self-sowing annuals.

Origin

Modern Latin, diminutive of late Latin campana 'bell'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cam·pan·u·la

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