Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Platycodon grandiflorus Astra Pink (Balloon Flower)

This dwarf herbaceous perennial features an abundance of bubblegum pink buds that open to reveal five-petalled bell-shaped pale pink flowers with dark veining that bloom on branched leafy stems with dense foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to late summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 0.5-1 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture