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Perennial Balloon Flower

Perennial of the week

Common name: Balloon Flower, Platycodon

Type: Perennial

Zone: 4 to 8      Find Your Zone

Height: 6 to 12 inches

Width: 12 to 18 inches

Bloom Time: Summer

Bloom Color: blue, pink and white

Deer Resistant: Yes

Sun exposure: full sun to partial shade

Soil: Miracle Gro Garden Soil, Soil Conditioner, Black Kow Cow Manure

Amend the soil with proper amendments for your soil type

Fertilizer: Slow release granular Vigoro Flower Food or Water soluble Miracle Gro LiquiFeed

This Perennial is often grown as an annual due to its longer bloom time. It has good drought tolerance once established. Its flowers form a balloon shape before opening up. This plant does well in rock gardens and its blue/violet flower has landed it on a list of plants with blue flowers.

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Posted 2017-03-19T17:00:33+0000  by Ingar_HD_ATL Ingar_HD_ATL