Balloon Flower Details

Balloon Flower

  • Also Known As: Bell Flower
  • Botanical Name: Platycodon grandiflorus
  • Plant Type: Perennial
  • Light Requirement: Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Medium
  • Landscape Use: Container
  • Ornamental Value: Blue, Pink, White
  • Native/Adapted: Adapted
  • Wildlife Value:
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Upright
  • Plant Spread: .5'-.6'
  • Plant Height: 0.5'-1.5'


Remove spent blooms (not entire stems) to keep the plant blooming for 2 months or longer. New growth appears in late spring. Flower buds swell like little balloons before opening.

Perennial Care Guide

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