Apoi balloon flower

Platycodon grandiflorus1

  • Apoi balloon flower
  • Apoi balloon flower
  • Apoi balloon flower
  • Apoi balloon flower
  • Apoi balloon flower
  • Apoi balloon flower
  • Flower name
    Apoi balloon flower
  • Scientific name
    Platycodon grandiflorus1
  • Alias桔梗, Balloon flower, Chinese bellflower, バルーンフラワー
  • Place of originMount Apoi in Hokkaido
  • Place of floweringFields and footpaths, High mountain
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September
  • Language of flowersAbiding love

What is Apoi balloon flower

Apoi Balloon flower or Apoi Kikyo (scientific name: Platycodon grandiflorus) is a dwarf variety of Platycodon grandiflorus native to Mount Apoi in Hokkaido.
The scientific name is the same as that of Platycodon grandiflorus, the variety is the same, the flower diameter is the same (3 to 5 cm), and the height of the plant is 5 to 20 cm, which is lower than that of the common bellflower.
The plants grow in harsh areas exposed to strong winds, so they are kept short to prevent breakage, and the soil is poor in nutrients, so they do not grow taller.
The common bellflower (Platycodon grandiflorus), by the way, grows to 50-100 cm in height.

Common name: Apoi balloon flower, scientific name: Platycodon grandiflorus, , origin: Mount Apoi, Hokkaido, Japan, garden variety, grass: 5 to 20 cm, flower color: blue-violet, white, peach, flower diameter: Flowering season: June to September, Fruit type: capsule.

  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    P. grandiflorus
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
  • Leaf type
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life type dwarf variety of perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 5.0 cm

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