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Platycodon grandiflora (Blue) Seeds...Seed from Blue Single-Flower Balloon Flowers

Common Names: Balloon Flower
Height: 24" to 36"
Spread: 8" to 10"
Flower color: Single Flower Blue
Bloom time: Summer
Light: Full sun or part shade
Zone: 3-9
Water: Average
Soil: Average to Rich, well drained
Other info: Unopened buds resemble balloons. Mark plants well as they appear late in spring.

PLATYCODON grandiflora
Blue Balloon Flower
** Blue Platycodon grandiflorus **

Germination: Easy germination. Start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last spring frost. Sow seed in container on good seed starting. Do not cover seeds -- light best for germination. Moisten mix and keep moist until germination begins. Place container in a location at 70°F. Germination should begin in 6-10 days.

Informational/Photo Links:
1) Platycodon grandiflorus at Dave's Garden
2) Platycodon grandiflorus at USDA
3) Platycodon grandiflorus in Wikipedia
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