Platycodon grandiflorus ‘Florist Blue’
(Balloon flower) Bred for its long stems perfect for picking. Young plants tend to flop a little, but produce strong upright flower stems after a year. These plants are ready to go in the ground now to bulk up for flowering next summer. Gorgeous large blue flowers, opening from balloon-like buds. Dies back to an underground tuber in winter. Hardy perennial. Full sun to dappled shade. 40-60cm x 30cm. 9cm pot.