Biennial. Blooms in spring. 2'-3' tall. Sun or light shade. Flower spikes with 1"-2" long bell-shaped flowers of purple, violet, blue, lavender, pink, and white. Perfect for creating a storybook English cottage garden or a fairy garden. Dramatic backdrop for other perennials or used as cut flowers. Canterbury Bells are biennials that produce foliage the first year, and flowers the second year.