Go Back Balloon Flower Sentimental Blue

Platycodon grandiflorus 'Sentimental Blue'

Plant Type: Perennials

Interesting balloon-like buds burst open into beautiful blue, dwarf bell-shaped flowers. 'Sentimental Blue' is an excellent low-growing border or rock garden plant. It is a prolific bloomer that is pest and disease free.


Growing & Maintenance Tips:


Platycodons are easy, trouble-free perennials that thrive in almost any soil as long as it is well-drained. They can easily adapt to grow in either full sun or part shade. Be patient in the spring, as this genus is slow to emerge. Cut the whole plant back after the first hard frost.

Flower Color

Blue

Foliage Color

Plant Spread

12 in.

Good Companions

Baby's Breath (Gypsophila ), Bellflower (Campanula ), Phlox-Tall Garden (Phlox paniculata), Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum), Spurge-Cushion (Euphorbia po

Plant Height

6-8 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

3-8

Soil Moisture

Low to average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Attributes

Cut flower or foliage, Border, Mass Plant, Container

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant

Exposure

Part shade to full sun

Growth Rate

Medium

Seasonal Interests