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Today's bloom is Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus)

Bloom of the Day for April 4th, 2008:

Type of plant: Perennials

Bloom color: Pink, Medium Blue, White/Near White

Bloom time of year: Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 3a to Zone 9b

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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60 members have or want this plant for trade.

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sthwnd wrote:
I see these all the time in the local nurseries, but they look so delicate. How hard are they to grow really, & what colors do they come in besides the blue & the white I see here? Lisa