Platycodon grandiflorus, Chinese Bellflower, Balloon Flower

Platycodon grandiflorus

Chinese Bellflower, Balloon Flower
Family: Campanulaceae
Origin: East Asia
USDA Zone: 3-9?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterBlue, lavender, purple flowersWhite, off-white flowersPink flowersEthnomedical plant.
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Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Subtropical or temperate zone plant. Mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The name Ballon Flower is based on the unopened flower buds which look like little balloons.

Good for the Rock garden, border or as a ground cover.

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