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353-012   Platycodon grandiflorus 'Hakone Blue'     ( Balloon flower )

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Hakone Blue'
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Platycodon grandiflorus 'Hakone Blue' bears balloon-like buds that expand into two-inch, double, 5-petaled flowers of rich lavender blue. The cupped, down-facing flowers are almost iconographic of summer in Japan. We grow this in the blue and pink section of the rose garden set off against a dwarf golden Chamaecyparis.

July to August.  3 ft. x 12 in.

Lavender Blue flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Ballon flowers are late to emerge in the spring.

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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