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BALLOON FLOWER SEEDS

Platycodon grandiflorus

ASTRA SERIES Balloon Flower Seeds

Large, interesting balloon-like buds burst open into long-lasting 3 inch star-shaped flowers in summer and into autumn. The dwarf 8-12 inch tall plants are exceptionally bushy, branching and heavy blooming. They thrive in part sun or light shade and in most areas of the country are quite long-lived. Perfect for edging borders, or use in patio containers or window boxes. 'Astra' series Balloon Flower plants are first year flowering perennials. Winter hardy to zone 4.

Astra Pink balloon flower seeds - Garden Seeds - Perennial Seeds. PR07097

ASTRA
PINK
Balloon Flower Seeds

Soft pink flowers.

25 Seeds: $3.25 QTY:
Astra White balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds. PR07099

ASTRA
WHITE
Balloon Flower Seeds

Star-shaped white flowers.
'Astra White' Balloon Flower grows nicely with: 'Blue Star' Stokesia.

25 Seeds: $3.25 QTY:
Astra Semi-Double Blue balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds. PR07101

ASTRA
SEMI-DOUBLE BLUE
Balloon Flower Seeds

Bell-shaped, semi-double blue flowers.

25 Seeds: $3.25 QTY:
Astra Blue balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds PR07095

ASTRA
BLUE
Balloon Flower Seeds

Star-shaped blue flowers.

25 Seeds: 3.25 QTY:

FUJI SERIES Balloon Flower Seeds

This 2-3 foot perennial is wonderful planted in part shade or light shade where it will produce balloon-like buds which open to 2 inch blue, pink, or white flowers from June to August. Winter hardy to zone 3.

Both 'Fuji' and 'Hakone' Balloon Flowers grow nicely with 'Milkmaid' Butterfly Weed 'Sterntaler' Coreopsis Yellow Coneflower 'Giant Yellow Herold' Foxglove 'Mystica' Penstemon,  and  'Blue Cap' Sea Holly.

Fuji Blue balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds. PR00733

FUJI
BLUE
Balloon Flower Seeds

50 Seeds: $1.99 QTY:
Fuji Pink balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds PR00735

FUJI
PINK
Balloon Flower Seeds

50 Seeds: $1.99 QTY:
Fuji White balloon flower seeds - Perennial flower seeds. PR00737

FUJI
WHITE
Balloon Flower Seeds

50 Seeds: $1.99 QTY:
Hakone Double Blue balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds. PR00739

HAKONE
DOUBLE BLUE
Balloon Flower Seeds

Fifteen to twenty-four inch tall plants, flower from June to August, producing marvelous 2-3 inch, double blue flowers.

30 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Hakone Double White balloon flower seeds - Perennial Seeds PR00741

HAKONE
DOUBLE WHITE
Balloon Flower Seeds

Bears gorgeous double white 2-3 inch flowers on 15-24 inch plants from June to August. Winter hardy to zone 3.

30 Seeds: $2.49 QTY:
Mariesii balloon flower seeds - Perennial flower seeds. PR00745

MARIESII Balloon Flower Seeds

Platycodon grandiflorus mariessii

This dwarf form grows only 1-1.5 feet tall and is great planted in part shade or light shade with astilbe, campanula and primroses. Balloon-like buds open into 2 inch blue star-shaped flowers from June to August. Winter hardy to zone 3.

100 Seeds: $1.99 QTY:
Plant Balloon Flower plants with Campanula plants.
Campanula
Plant Balloon Flower plants with Astible plants.
Astilbe
Plant Balloon Flower plants with Balloon Flower plants.
Primrose

How to Plant BALLOON FLOWER Seeds

Sow Balloon Flower seeds in 2 inch pots or cell packs, press into soil but do not cover. Needs light to germinate. Kept at 65-70°F., germination is in 21-30 days. Seedlings are fragile and must be handled with care. Transplant into the garden 1-1.5 feet apart. See Starting Your Seeds for more information.
Comments: Balloon Flowers prefer part sun to light shade and regular water. Great container plants. Taller varieties provide excellent cut flowers. Balloon Flowers are deer resistant plants. 'Astra' series Balloon Flowers are first year flowering perennials.

Platycodon grandiflorus illustration, circa 1868.