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Twinkle™ Blue Balloon Flower

Platycodon grandiflorus

Pronunciation: plat-ee-KO-don gran-dih-FLOR-us
SKU #44125

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Description A dwarf selection with whimsical flower buds shaped like hot air balloons that open to large violet-blue flowers. An exceptionally long bloom time, from early spring through the summer. Easy and charming color for the front of a border, or as an accent in containers or rock gardens. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top inch of soil is dry.
Blooms Early Spring into Summer
Mature Size Reaches 6 in. tall, 10 in. wide; flowers to 8 in. tall.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Growth Rate Moderate
Care Easily adapts to nearly any well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Cut back after the first hard frost. Emerges very late each spring; take care not to damage the crowns when cultivating nearby. Clumps may be divided every 2 to 3 years, but are best if left undisturbed.

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