Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mother of Pearl' (Balloon Flower)
50 seeds $3.50
Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mother of Pearl' is a rare balloon flower. It has large, pale pink flowers with deeper pink veins. The bushy plants are very floriferous, and the long-stemmed flowers are great for cutting. Balloon flowers are long-lived, reliable perennials once they are established. They bloom the first year from seed if started early indoors.
Also known as Platycodon grandiflorus 'Perlmutterschale'. Deer resistant. Hardy in zones 3-9.
height 24" spacing 12"
Sowing Platycodon grandiflorus 'Mother of Pearl' Seeds
Start balloon flower seeds indoors 8 weeks before the last frost date. Barely cover the seeds with soil. Full sun to part shade.