Baloon Flower

Platycodon grandiflorus Balloon Flower

Feature of the plant is the flower bud which swells like a balloon before fully opening

Though the species has blue flowers, there are varieties with white, pink, and purple blooms. But white flowers are more common.
Widely popular among gardeners, Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) is a compact herbaceous perennial with bell-shaped, flaring, flowers, up to 2-3 in. … Blooming throughout summer, the upward facing blossoms are held singly or in small clusters atop upright, branched, leafy stems. To Purchase CLICK HERE.

Best Perennials for Sun – Platycodon Astra White (Balloon Flower)

Platycodon ‘Astra White’ by Garden Splendor® is a terrific little dwarf version of the Balloon Flower. It is very hardy (Zone 3), easy to grow & look after and puts on a great show in rock gardens, raised beds, containers or planted in clumps at the front of beds and borders. Join David Wilson at our Garden Splendor® nursery and find out how its unique balloon-shaped flower buds open to reveal masses of beautiful white star-shaped blooms. Adored by butterflies and humans alike, this is wonderful no fuss, drought tolerant perennial that should have a prime spot in your yard.

How to take care of Balloon Flower or Platycodon Aster Pink

🌞 Full to part sunlight 💦 No overwatering. Water once the top soil is dry 🌱 Fertilize with 20:10:10 NPK fertilizer Use lot of organic matter in the potting medium. Use 50pc Sand 40 pc Soil and 10pc compost

Best Perennials for Sun – Platycodon ‘Astra Pink’ (Balloon Flower)

Platycodon ‘Astra Pink’ by Garden Splendor® is a terrific little dwarf version of the Balloon Flower. It is very hardy (Zone 3), easy to grow & look after and puts on a wonderful show in rock gardens, raised beds, in clumps at the front of beds and borders, edging paths and driveways and even in containers. Join David Wilson at our Garden Splendor® nursery and find out how its unique balloon-shaped flower buds open to reveal masses of beautiful soft pink star-shaped blooms. Adored by butterflies and humans alike, this is wonderful no fuss, drought tolerant perennial that should have a prime spot in your yard. Go to www.gardensplendor.com to find out where you can buy super looking plants like these at your nearest Garden Splendor® center.

Best Perennials for Sun – Platycodon Astra Double Blue (Balloon Flower)

Platycodon ‘Astra Double Blue’ by Garden Splendor® is a wonderful little dwarf, double flowered version of the Balloon Flower. It is very hardy (Zone 3), easy to grow & look after and puts on a great show in rock gardens, raised beds, containers or planted in clumps at the front of beds and borders. Listen in as David Wilson looks at it in our Garden Splendor® nursery. Discover how its unique balloon-shaped flower buds open to reveal masses of semi-double blooms. Adored by butterflies and humans alike, this is a wonderful no fuss, drought tolerant perennial that should have a prime spot in your yard. Go to www.gardensplendor.com to find out where you can buy super looking plants like these at the nearest Garden Splendor® center.

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