Balloon Flower- Tall Blue
- Perennial to 50cm
- Long flowering season
- Large buds resemble balloons
Herbaceous perennial to 50cm. Upright compact dark green foliage which produces an abundance of large blue to purple star-shaped flowers throughout late spring and summer. The large flowers bloom in clusters on top of leafy stems. Mature buds swell and resemble balloons prior to opening. Great for beds, borders, rockeries, pots and containers. In temperate and cool climates the foliage will die back entirely over winter months and re-shoot from the base in late spring. Also known as "Chinese bell flower". Has a history of medicinal and culinary uses.
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Raise seedlings or sow direct|
|When:||Autumn and early spring|
|Germination:||14-28 days @ 16-18°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Hardy Perennial|
|Position:||Full to part sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||200+ days|
(Product number: E7-02)
Seeds per gram: 1100 seeds
|Botanical name:||Platycodon grandiflorus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||75 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||1100|
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