Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'

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Balloon Flower

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

Dwarf variety of Balloon Flower. Huge lavender-blue cup and star shaped flowers and balloon-like buds cover the foliage in the summer. Foliage is green with silver on reverse that turns bright yellow in the fall.

Height

6-9 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Late to emerge in the spring. This species will reseed.

When to Divide

spring, only if necessary

Good Companions

Ozark Sundrops (Oenothera missouriensis), Beardtongue (Penstemon barbatus), Fountain Grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides), Peachleaf Bellflower (Campanula persicifolia)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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