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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)
Plant Height: 8 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
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: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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Common names
  • Balloon Flower
  • Chinese Bellflower
  • Japanese Bellflower

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Location: Zone 5b, Chicago suburbs
Date: June 2021

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-10-10
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Location: My garden in Kalama, Wa. Zone 8
Date: 2014-10-10
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