Bellflower- best plants for cottage gardens... This tough perennial produces spikes of white or blue blooms in early and midsummer. Like most cottage garden plants, the flowers are great for cutting. Name: Campanula percisifolia Growing conditions: Full sun or part shade and well-drained soil Height: To 3 feet tall Zones: 3-8, depending on variety More on Growing Bellflower
Elements of a Cottage Garden: a butterfly garden, a small water feature, curved paths, quiet sitting areas, seasonal plants and an herb garden. Plus, a burst of color from traditional cottage garden plants like hollyhocks, foxglove, four o’clock, delphiniums, daisies, coneflowers, Echinaceas and last but certainly not least, lovely roses.