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(Balloon Flower, Fuji Blue Balloon Flower)

Named for its curious and ornamental inflated flower buds that open to large bell-shaped blooms, balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to eastern Asia. The Fuji Series is a tall seed-grown strain of balloon flowers that are excellent for cutting. The violet-blue flowers (and their bloated buds) of 'Fuji Blue' appear through summer atop stems clad with paired or whorled blue-green leaves. Severed stems bleed a milky sap. The rootstock is thick and fleshy.

For best growth, plant...

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Yoder Brothers

(Balloon Flower, Fuji Pink Balloon Flower)

Named for its curious and ornamental inflated flower buds that open to large bell-shaped blooms, balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to eastern Asia. The Fuji Series is a tall seed-grown strain of balloon flowers that are excellent for cutting. The pale shell-pink flowers (and their bloated buds) of 'Fuji Pink' appear through summer atop stems clad with paired or whorled blue-green leaves. Severed stems bleed a milky sap. The rootstock is thick and fleshy.

For best growth,...

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James Burghardt

(Balloon Flower, Fuji White Balloon Flower)

Named for its curious and ornamental inflated flower buds that open to large bell-shaped blooms, balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to eastern Asia. The Fuji Series is a tall seed-grown strain of balloon flowers that are excellent for cutting. The white bell-shaped flowers (and their bloated buds) of 'Fuji White' appear through summer atop stems clad with paired or whorled blue-green leaves. Severed stems bleed a milky sap. The rootstock is thick and fleshy.

For best growth,...

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Environmental Horticulture Dept. University of Florida

(Balloon Flower, Miss Tilly Balloon Flower)

Compact and heavy blooming, ‘Miss Tilly’ is a sweet cultivar of this favorite garden perennial. The common name "balloon flower" refers to its plump, balloon-shaped flower buds that precede large, open, bell-shaped flowers of bright violet-blue. These appear from midsummer to fall and are highly attractive to bees.

For best growth, plant this perennial in full to part sun and fertile, well drained soil. It makes a fine addition to mixed borders and container plantings.

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James Burghardt

(Balloon Flower, Sentimental Blue Balloon Flower)

Compact and tidy, sentimental blue balloon flower is a fine cultivar of this favorite garden perennial. The common name "balloon flower" refers to its plump, balloon-shaped flower buds that precede large, open, bell-shaped flowers of violet-blue. These appear from midsummer to fall and are highly attractive to bees.

For best growth, plant this perennial in full to part sun and fertile, well drained soil. It makes a fine addition to mixed borders and cutting gardens. Dwarf cultivars are well-suited...

(Balloon Flower)

Named for its curious and ornamental inflated flower buds, balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to China and Manchuria. Plants in the Apoyama Group are dwarf, attaining about a third the height of most other forms of balloon flower. The full-size, bell-shaped flowers (and their bloated buds) appear through summer atop stems clad with paired or whorled blue-green leaves. Violet-, white-, purple-, and blue-flowered selections are available, some of them sold as seed. The stems bleed...

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Yoder Brothers

(Fuji Balloon Flower)

Named for its curious and ornamental inflated flower buds, balloon flower is an upright herbaceous perennial native to eastern Asia. The blue, violet, white, or purple bell-shaped flowers (and their bloated buds) appear through summer atop stems clad with paired or whorled blue-green leaves. The stems bleed a milky sap when cut. The rootstock is thick and fleshy. Many cultivars – chosen for their color or form – are available, including double-flowered and dwarf selections.

For best growth, plant...

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Forest & Kim Starr

(Kentucky Bluegrass)

Likely the best known of all cool-season turfgrasses, Kentucky bluegrass is a spreading, perennial with a fine texture and beautiful blue-green color. The origin of this popular grass is complicated. It is native to both Europe and parts of northern North America but has been widely used for turf and agricultural fodder, so it has been introduced across the whole of North America, from Alaska to Florida, though it is less common in the Gulf states and arid Southwest. Wild populations can be found...

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James Burghardt

(American Mandrake, Mayapple)

A harbinger of spring in the woodland garden, mayapple boats large lobed leaves that produce umbrellas over the small white and fragrant flowers. An herbaceous perennial that that creeps its underground stems (rhizomes) to form large mat-like sweeps, it is native to southeastern North America's deciduous forests.

Lightly bronzed when first emerging, the leaves unfurl upon a tall stem and become a rounded blade with teethed lobes. They mature to a medium to dark green. In mid-spring, before overstory...

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Jesse Saylor

(Hybrid Jacob's Ladder)

The powdery-blue flowers and fine-textured, ferny leaves of ‘Blue Pearl’ Jacob's ladder bring delight to a late spring garden. This clump-forming perennial is a complex hybrid derived from plants native to the mountainous regions of the Northern Hemisphere where the soils are cool and moist.

The fern-like leaves of this selection are sword-shaped and divided into dozens of tiny leaflets that are held out perpendicularly to the central stem, resembling the rungs of a ladder. In late spring or...