Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mariesii'

Balloon Flower, Chinese Bellflower

Family: Campanulaceae Bellflower

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 9B
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Blue
Bloom time Mid Summer to Early Fall
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, ground cover, rock garden, specimen
Height 18" to 36" / 45cm to 90cm
Spread 18" to 24" / 45cm to 60cm
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Green, silvery
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, loamy
Form Upright or erect