Two years later in
mid -summer I discovered an abundance delightful of
'starry' blue flowers clambering through the shrubs
branches and so I was smitten !
Over the years
I have grown at least a dozen of this taxonomically
confusing species, of which some twine, others are erect
or decumbent in habit.
The flowers vary in
shape from open stars to bell shaped or tubular, and the
colour may vary from white to yellow, green, blue or
I have found
Codonopsis very reliable from seed & this year's
AGS seed list offered 14 species so you should have
plenty to chose from. As these plants come from
high rainfall areas of Asia they seem to thrive in our