Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji Blue') in the Platycodons Database

Trade name information:
Series: Fuji
Cultivar name: 'Fuji Blue'
Common names:
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Also sold as:
'Fugi Blue'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees


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Posted by Boopaints (Phoenix, AZ 85022) on Oct 21, 2011 10:32 AM

This is one of my favorite spring plants for Phoenix. They are so much fun to watch as they grow from little pale bud to the open purple bloom.

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Posted by daylily on Sep 26, 2012 9:12 PM

I find that all the platycodon I have grown have lovely fall foliage.

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