cam·​pan·​u·​la | \ kam-ˈpan-yə-lə How to pronounce campanula (audio) \

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The interior of St Paul's Cathedral was decorated with 300 pots of hydrangeas, lilies, and campanulas, Southern Living reports. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "What Flowers Will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Have at Their Wedding?," 1 Feb. 2018 Perennials that keep producing after cutting include campanula, dahlia, gerbera daisies, evergreen penstemon, phygelius, agastache and salvia. Ciscoe Morris, The Seattle Times, "Plant a cutting garden that can sustain regular picking — and possibly your relationship," 12 July 2017

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First Known Use of campanula

1664, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for campanula

New Latin, diminutive of Late Latin campana

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