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Blue Balloon Flower

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Blue Balloon Flower

Old Price $29.99 Price $9.99 Packed 3 per package
Availability: In Stock
sku # 63171
We ship this item in Spring at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone.

Distinctive balloon-shaped buds and cooling colours step up your cutting garden game.
A native of East Asia, this clump-forming herbaceous perennial is hard to beat for the cutting garden, borders and containers. Blue flower buds puff up like balloons before opening, hence the name, then exhibit five-pointed lobes with a bell-like shape. Remove spent flowers to prolong bloom period. Exceptionally long vase life.

  • Zone 3-9
  • Light Requirements Sun to Part Shade
  • Height 50 cm
  • Size #1 Plant
  • Good In Pots
  • Bloom Time Summer
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attract Bees

Product Details

  • Botanical NamePlatycodon grandiflorus 'Fuji Blue'
  • FormPerennial
  • Flower Form5-8 cm star-shaped flowers
  • Hardiness Zone3-9
  • Foliage TypeGreen-grey oval shaped leaves
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Spread30 cm
  • Planting InstructionsTop of plant should be just below soil level and 30 cm apart
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained
  • Spacing 30 cm
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Watering DescriptionAverage water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Winter careNot needed
  • PruningRemoving spent head heads will induce new ones

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Important Shipping Notes:

Breck's times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of Canada.

We take advance reservations, and then just as soon as the crops are harvested, our staff of Dutch Bulb Experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.

SPRING Shipping Schedule

  • Breck's Holland Direct Ship
    Zones Shipping Dates Last Order Date
    0 - 4 4/29/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/2024
    5 4/22/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/2024
    6 4/15/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/2024
    7 - 9 4/8/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/2024
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$150.01 and over 14% of total

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