Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Platycodon grandiflorus Sentimental Blue (Balloon Flower)

This dwarf herbaceous perennial features an abundance of indigo buds that open to reveal five-petalled bell-shaped bright blue flowers with deep purple 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 Low to Moderate Moisture