There are 2 main definitions of bellflower in English:

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bellflower 1

Pronunciation: /ˈbɛlflaʊə/

noun

A plant with bell-shaped flowers that are typically blue, purple, or white, many kinds being cultivated as ornamentals.
  • Genus Campanula, family Campanulaceae (the bellflower family): many species, including the Eurasian clustered bellflower (C. glomerata) and the harebell.
Example sentences
  • When new leaves appear, divide asters, bellflowers, chrysanthemums, daylilies, sedums, Shasta daisies, and yarrow.
  • When summer-flowering perennials such as bellflowers, geraniums, lychnis, Shasta daisies, and spiderworts finish blooming and start to look tattered, cut back their stems to the rosette of new foliage at the base of the plants.
  • Brecknockshire prefers the Spreading bellflower, while Cardiganshire opts for the Bog-rosemary.

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Line breaks: bell|flower

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There are 2 main definitions of bellflower in English:

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Bellflower 2

Pronunciation: /ˈbelˌflou(ə)r/

Entry from US English dictionary

A city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 73,033 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Bell·flow·er

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