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

Description: 

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

History: 

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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