Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ballooning Out



Balloon Flower - Platycodon grandiflorus

Reliable perennial emerges late in spring and blooms all summer.
Height 30 - 36" (75 - 90 cm).
Best in moist, well-drained soil.
Provides good summer color in border  or as accent.
Bell-shaped flowers open from inflated balloon-like buds.

Photo Location:  Home Garden


Pictorial Guide to Perennials  © 1996  (Perennials)
Merchants Publishing Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan