Southwest Living SOUTHWEST LIVING PLANTS: Flower, Balloon Flower

Type of Plant: Flower

Common Name: Balloon Flower

Flower Bed- Annual

Family: Campanulaceae

Genus: Platycodon

Species: Grandiflorus

Hardiness Zones
USDA 9A 20 TO 25 F

8 in. to 1 ft.

6in. - 1ft.

8 in. to 1 ft.

Sun Requirements
Partial Sun

Water Requirements
Regular Watering

Bloom Color: lavender, lilac, light periwinkle

Bloom Season: spring summer and fall

Propagation Method
Seed (sow indoors)
Seed (sow outdoors)

A fun flower to watch as it grows from a balloon shape to a beautiful flower.

(Image by Boopaints)
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"Balloon flower and day flower"
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