- any of numerous plants of the genus Campanula, having usually bell-shaped flowers and including many species cultivated as ornamentals.Compare bellflower family.
- any of various other plants having bell-shaped flowers.
Origin of bellflower
- a city in SW California, near Los Angeles.
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Examples from the Web for bellflower
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“I think I was cast [in Bellflower] because I would honestly do whatever,” laughs Wiseman.
They began to raise money for Bellflower in late 2007, but nobody bit.
The mesmerizing indie film "Bellflower," an apocalyptic love story with DIY flamethrowers, opens Friday.
Have tried and discarded Bellflower and Willow Twig on account of blight.
Have tried and discarded Yellow Bellflower; it will not bear.
I have discarded the Russets (the fruit is inferior), and Bellflower (the trees are not hardy).
Have tried and discarded Bellflower and Rawle's Janet; they are a failure.
Have tried and discarded Yellow Bellflower; not prolific in this climate.
- another name for campanula
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