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Blue Balloon Flower Seed
Jie Geng - Platycodon grandiflora
Plant Type: Perennial
Height at Maturity: 3'
Growing Conditions: Full Sun
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9
Description and Uses: A Chinese medicinal herb with the same uses and appearance as our Pink Balloon Flower except this variety has blue-violet flowers. The roots can be found in soups in Korean cooking.
Seed Germinating Tips: Start indoors to regulate moisture, temperature and light. Barely cover seeds with soil, spray with water, and cover to retain moisture. Transplant outdoors after true leaves have formed. Harden off plants in a sheltered location for one week to reduce shock.
Packets contain at least 50 seeds.