Plant Care American bellflower

American bellflower

About American bellflower

American bellflower is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive.

American bellflower belongs to the Campanulastrum genus, and is native to Eastern Canada to the Northern Central and Eastern United States.


Campanulastrum americana

Also known as

American bellflower and Campanulastrum americanum

How to care for American bellflower


How often to water your American bellflower

Water needs for American bellflower
0.5 cups
every 9

American bellflower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for American bellflower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant American bellflower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

American bellflower may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of American bellflower in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize American bellflower

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for American bellflower: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your American bellflower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

American bellflower is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for American bellflower

American bellflower

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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