Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus 'Apoyama Fairy Snow') in the Platycodons Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: White with blue inner petal veins
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Pollution
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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