Bellflower Campanula

Campanula, Bellflower ( Chinese bellflower department )

Campanula means bell in Latin language and it's English name is bellflower. Both names are telling the flower very well, because the shape of the flower looks like a temple bell.
It's interesting that the smaller campanula are called bellflower and larger ones are called campanula in Japanese.
Though there are different color of bellflower, this blue purple flower shows its fresh beauty in rainy season in Japan.

Campanula ( medium ) is here.

Language of the flower.    Gratitude, Constancy

Wrote on June 24 2006