My idea of heaven is a garden large enough to grow plenty of Campanula lactiflora! Long lived, spectacular and so very romantic, it must be grown in rich composty soil to make it look like this. To 5’ tall and 3’ across, it begins blooming in mid-late Summer bursting into a mass of 1.5” scented, clear periwinkle-blue flaring bells held in large conical spires. Cut back to 1’ tall in May to keep it upright and super bushy. Looks especially cottagey-wonderful with bloom-at-the-same-time perennial yellow Hollyhock, Alcea rugosa. Tolerates some shade. Edible flowers can be used in salads. Deciduous.