Musschia aurea (L.f.) Dumort.

Madeira Giant Bellflower

Family: Campanulaceae

Genus: Musschia

Category: Perennial

Zones: 9 to 10

Size: To 3' tall

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun


Yellow flowers in summer. Well-drained soil. Lush tropical foliage.


Native to Madeira. Introduced in 1777.

Published in Commentat. Bot. (Dumort.) 28 in 1822.

Basionym is Campanula aurea L.f.

Synonym is Campanula aurea var. angustifolia Ker Gawl.

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