Balloon Flower, White (Platycodon grandiflorus) - 50 Seeds
The Balloon Flower, Platycodon grandiflorus, is an exotic species native to the Russian Far East, China, Japan, and Korea that has recently become a popular addition in American gardens. This unique flower belongs to the Campanulaceae family and its common name comes from its curious puffy buds that open up into eye-catching bell-like blossoms. Gardeners everywhere have fallen in love with its stunning whites, perfect for adding a pop to any garden. Not only does it look beautiful – it’s also incredibly hardy and disease-resistant – making it one of the best choices for every gardener. With bright blooms lasting throughout the spring and summer months and almost no maintenance required, Balloon Flower is an excellent choice for those looking to add something both beautiful and effortless to their outdoor setting.
•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 4-9
Sow Balloon Flower seeds indoors 6 - 8 weeks before last frost, and transplant outside. This flower seed requires sunlight to germinate, so do not cover the flower seed with soil. Just lightly pat them into the soil so good contact is made and water lightly. You can also sow the flower seed directly outdoors after the last frost. Platycodon seed is one of the last perennials to come up in the spring.
Full sun to partial shade
Well-drained, pH 5.8 - 6.8
Temperature: 65 - 70F
Depth: Surface sow. Do not cover
Sowing Rate: 4 seeds per plant
Plant Spacing: 10 inches
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