Thursday, 12 May 2016


Platycodon grandiflorus (from Greek "πλατυκώδων", meaning a broad bell) is a species of herbaceous flowering perennial plant of the family Campanulaceae, and the only member of its genus. It is native to East Asia (China, Korea, Japan and East Siberia). Depending upon the region, it is also referred to as the Korean bellflower, Chinese bellflower, Japanese bellflower, common balloon flower, or balloon flower (referring to the balloon-shaped flower buds).

This post is part of the Floral Friday Fotos meme.


  1. Gorgeous flower and colors. Lovely images. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend ahead!

  2. Oh yes - a must-have.
    Such delicate colours looking great together. Do you grow it yourself? Is it difficult?

  3. such a dainty looking little flower!

  4. they are all lovely. we do call them balloon flowers in my area.


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