- a plant, Campanula medium, cultivated for its showy, bell-shaped violet-blue, pink, or white flowers in loose clusters.
Origin of Canterbury bells
First recorded in 1570–80
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One year I planted some canterbury-bells—the blue and the white.Dwellers in Arcady
Albert Bigelow Paine