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Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 6 - 8 Inches
  • Mature Spread 6 - 8 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 9

The beautiful blue blooms of the Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower are very showy and will be the center of attention once they burst into bloom. Star-shaped flowers have petals that come to a point. The densely spaced flowers completely cover the plant while in bloom for an intense burst of color. The Platycodon grandiflorus has dark green foliage.

The Balloon Flower is a fast-growing plant with a compact, mounded form. Feature this plant in beds, mass plantings, or borders. The blue blooms look amazing against the hardscape of a rock garden. The easy-to-grow Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower also makes an excellent container plant, so you can display this stunner on a table or in a window box and admire the flowers up close. Grow this plant as a perennial in zones 3 through 9.

Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower Care

Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower will grow very fast with the proper care. Plant in an area that receives full to partial sun and water when the top couple of inches of soil dries out. Use rich, moist soil that allows excess moisture to drain. 

Fertilize each spring using balanced plant food. This beauty is a herbaceous perennial, so trim back all of the growth after the first frost.

Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower Spacing

Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower is a compact perennial that will only reach 6 to 8 inches tall and 10 to 12 inches wide. Balloon Flower plants can be spaced 10 to 12 inches apart.

Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 6 - 8 Inches
Mature Spread: 10 - 12 Inches
Spacing: 10 - 12 Inches
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color(s): Blue
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Herbaceous
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: Summer Flowering
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer
Tolerates: Drought
Attracts: Butterflies
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting, Specimen or Focal Point, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flowers, Low Maintenance
Brand: Plants That Work
Common Name: Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower
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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.

1 Review - Pop Star™ Blue Balloon Flower Show Reviews

  • 4
    they're all healthy.

    Posted by Sharon Jackson on May 2nd 2022

    They came a little later than expected but the plants were so healthy!