Campanula is a genus of about500 species of annuals, perennials and biennials in the family Campanulaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Campanula is also known as Bellflower for its distinctive bell-like shape, and indeed, these lovely plants have flowers whose petals overlap to form a deep bell shape. These sun-loving plants come in many sizes and varieties, from dwarf alpine species to large-growing woodland species. Many are cultivated as garden ornamentals.
Meaning: Campanula is a Latin word and it literally means “little bell”. This flower is also called “Bellflower” because of its shape.
Symbolism: Campanula represents gratitude, humility, attractiveness and everlasting love. It is also associated with death, and is often planted on graves.