Astra Semi-Double Pink Platycodon are simply adorable, with balloon shaped buds that open to reveal soft, pastel pink flowers. This plant is sure to do great on patios, flowerbeds, borders, or even a rock-bed! Sometimes called 'the summer sister to the bell flowers', platycodon have thick petals that help this star-shaped flower have a long blooming season.
Companion Planting: Achillea, Fuchsia, Nepeta, Veronica
"Astra Semi-Double Pink Platycodon Plant"
Nancy Gebhardt on 1/27/2021 3:42:29 PM
Comment: I planted these pretty pink Balloon Flowers all around the blue ones I also got from GrowJoy. Thank You for such healthy plants! Nancy Gebhardt
"My new favorite perennial"
Cheri Dawson on 9/30/2020 8:14:24 PM
Comment: I first planted a purple balloon plant about 5 years ago on the side of the pool along the stairs. It got along very well with the salvia as a neighbor as well as smaller residents of that flower bed. Later in the season a friend asked if he could get a cutting for his home. I separated a pair of stems. His was planted and to this day still has that plant, It needs little care such as weed pulling and covering w/a sheet if temps drop too low for any length of time. It naturalizes wonderfully, an... More details
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