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Campanula rapunculus


Also known as: Rampion; Creeping Bellflower

Plant folklore: Possession of rampion promotes quarrels between children.
Rapunzel, in Grimm’s tale is named after Rampion which is the plant which caused her problems.
A Calabrian tale has a maiden uprooting rampion and finding a staircase to a palace under it. Said to be good for treating problems with the mouth or throat.

Factualo info: Edible root used in salads

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I shall have to get some of this for my throat some thing I have always suffered with can you buy in supermarkets.

27 Nov, 2009


I doubt it Morgana. I'd stick to honey (with or without a dram)....and it tastes nice :)

27 Nov, 2009


I love all the Campanula shades....a good "doer" and filler in the garden.Nice picture Alice.

27 Nov, 2009


Isnt this pretty

27 Nov, 2009


lol Amblealice most things that are good for you never have nice tasteing, I can't have the dram as I drive also people mad hehe.

27 Nov, 2009

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