Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')
Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')

Blue Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii')

Item #: 692738
Availability: Shipping starts September 19
Regular price: $12.00
Sale price: $7.49
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Hardy, summer-flowering perennial
Description: Puffed-up, balloon-shaped buds followed by bright blue, bell-shaped, 2-3” flowers; multiple flowers bloom on each stem
Habit: Flowering stems grow 12-18 inches tall; compact
Culture: Prefers full sun to light shade and well-drained soil
Hardiness: Cold hardy to USDA Zone 3
Origin: Garden origin

Indigenous to China and Japan, Platycodon grandiflorus, the only species in the genus, was grown in European gardens by 1782. Philadelphia nurseryman Bernard McMahon included Campanula grandiflora (syn. Platycodon grandiflorus) in the General Catalogue of his American Gardener’s Calendar (1806). The shorter, more compact form, ‘Mariesii,” was introduced from Japan by Charles Maries in 1879. The botanical name is from the Greek platys, meaning “broad,” and kodon, meaning “bell,” in reference to the showy flowers.

Arrives in a 2.5" plastic pot. zone3,zone4,zone5,zone6,zone7,zone8,zone9

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