Hostas and Campanula

Asked August 26, 2016, 5:38 PM EDT

The flowers on some of my narrow leafed hostas and the flowers on the campanulas are similar. Are they closely related? The camponulas are an old hearty variety that you can find growing around homes built in the early 1900s. Thanks

Minnesota hostas campanula horticulture

1 Response

Campanula and Hosta are not related. The genus Campanula is in the Campanulaceae family and the genus Hosta is in the Asparagaceae family.