Platycodon grandiflorus 'Double Blue'

Balloon Flower

Photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.

  • Balloon looking buds open to double bell-shaped flowers
  • Reliable bloomer
  • Pest and disease free
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Cut Flower/ Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Thrives in any soil type as long as well drained.  Can grow in full-part sun.  Very easy to grow.  Disease and pest free.  

Height: 8-10 in
Spacing: 10-12 in
Price Level 1: $5.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Blue
Zone: 3-8
Price Level 2: 4 for $20~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Container
  • Mass Planting
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Border or Bed

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water