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Platycodon grandiflorus

Common Name(s):

Description

Balloon flower gets its common name from the unopened flower buds which resemble hot air balloons. Children love to grow this plant for the balloon-like buds which pop when squeezed. The name "Platycodon" means "flat bell", which aptly describes the opened flowers.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#white#sun#partial shade#summer#blue#spring#perennial
Cultivars:
Tags:
#white#sun#partial shade#summer#blue#spring#perennial
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Platycodon
    Species:
    grandiflorus
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    White
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No