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pelly

Never really gardened until I joined this community, now I'm totally hooked thanks to all the lovely people on here. 🌿🌼🌺🌻🌷🌸🌿

Platycodon grandiflorus syn. Campanula grandiflora

  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2021
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pelly

Just having a quick peep to make sure it's safe out there 💙 #balloonflower #platycodon

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Auricula

Yours are peeping out more than mine 😊

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hkyfvr

Lovely flowers Jane. I planted mine as bare roots and they did not come up. I will enjoy yours 👍💙💙

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kez001uk

😂 they’re great fun 💜💙

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pelly

My other one is just buds Elise 💙 @Auricula

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pelly

Sorry to hear that Diane 😢 @hkyfvr

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pelly

They definitely are Kerry 😍 @kez001uk

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hkyfvr

Thanks Jane. These things happen in nature. Will try again. 💜💙

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2021
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pelly

I've had this plant three or more years and it's never had doubles before. There are two open at the moment and they're both like this. I guess I'll have to wait and see how the others open 💙🤔

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topiarytragedy

Love the colour 💜💜💜

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pelly

Thanks Lucy, me too 😍 @topiarytragedy

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hebelover

Fab flowers 💙💜

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pelly

Aren't they just 💙 @hebelover

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godfreye

💜💜💜

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Auricula

I don’t think I have a double either - I have three just love them 😊

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hkyfvr

Beautiful flowersJane 💜💜💙

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pelly

Thanks Enid 🙏 @godfreye

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pelly

I looked at them this morning and thought they didn’t look right but I love them like this 💙 @Auricula

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pelly

Thanks Diane 🙏 @hkyfvr

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

💜💙💜👌🏼

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  • Season Icon Early SummerEarly Summer 2021
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pelly

Love watching these little balloons open 💙 #balloon-flower #platycodon-grandiflora

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godfreye

Gorgeous 💜💜💜

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pelly

Thanks Enid 💙 @godfreye

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Auricula

So delicate it amazes me how they make it through the winter💚

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pelly

I have to put plant sticks in to remind me where they are 🙄😂 @Auricula

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Auricula

Me too - but they don’t remain where I put them 🤔

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pelly

Mine don't move thank goodness 🙏 @Auricula

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alan1111

I just want to pop it 😂

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pelly

I know what you mean, I do too 😂 @alan1111

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alan1111

😂

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  • Season Icon Mid SpringMid Spring 2021
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pelly

Yay, both of my balloon flowers are back for another year 🎈 #foliagefriday #balloon-flower #platycodon-grandiflorus

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2021
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pelly

Morning everyone, have a fantastic #flashbackfriday 🙋‍♀️ #balloon-flower #platycodon-grandiflora

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anges

Morning Jane 💙🙂

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pelly

Morning Ange 🙋‍♀️ @anges

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juliesgarden

Morning again Jane 💜💜💜

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godfreye

Good morning Jane beautiful flower🤗

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pelly

Morning Enid, thank you. They are beautiful flowers 💙 @godfreye

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italydiva

Morning Jane 👋😊

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pelly

Morning Angela 💙 @italydiva

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lovemygarden65

Morning Jane 💜💙💜

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pelly

Morning Marilyn 🙋‍♀️ @lovemygarden65

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  • Season Icon Early AutumnEarly Autumn 2020
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pelly

This has done so well this year but now there’s this flower and one more bud to open.It’s also got it’s own little plunge pool for the fairies 💙🧚‍♀️

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anges

Stunning blue! 💙💙💙

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pelly

Thanks Ange and Elaine, the petals have such lovely markings 💙 @anges @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

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ShelleySnyder

What a shot jan!💘😍

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pelly

Aww thanks Shelley 💙 @ShelleySnyder

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ShelleySnyder

My pleasure!💘😍

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italydiva

Fabulous...love the thought of the plunge pool for the fairies too 🧚‍♀️

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pelly

We have to look after our garden fairies 🧚‍♀️😍 @italydiva

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hebelover

Fabulous 💙

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pelly

Thanks Jason 💙 @hebelover

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kez001uk

The most perfect flowers 🤩 wouldn’t mind a plunge pool just like that! 😂

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2020
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pelly

Morning everyone 🙋‍♀️ This balloon flower seems to be enjoying the cooler weather as it’s putting out more flowers now than it has all summer 💙Have a lovely day #platycodon-grandiflorus #balloon-flower #blue

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godfreye

Good morning Jane lovely colour. Nice autumn day here🤗

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jpea

Morning Jane 🙋‍♂️ I've a few doing the same

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hebelover

Morning 💙 Fab colour

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italydiva

Morning Jane 😊👋 Very pretty!

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gwenniemom

@pelly morning. Yes those balloon flowers are lovely, thanks for showing that lovely photo. Take care🎈👍

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thehardygardener

Beautiful bells, I keep nipping off with the seeds and another flower magicly appears, love the blues

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pelly

Afternoon Enid, thank you. It's lovely here too 💙☀ @godfreye

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pelly

Afternoon Jeremy, this has been flowering for ages now, my other one stopped a couple of weeks ago 💙 @jpea

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pelly

Afternoon Jason, thank you 💙 @hebelover

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pelly

Afternoon Angela, thank you 💙 @italydiva

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pelly

Afternoon Gwen, you're welcome, it's such a lovely flower. You take care too 😃 @gwenniemom

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  • Season Icon Late SummerLate Summer 2020
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pelly

#colourcombo last lupin standing but flowers still opening on balloon flower #lupin #balloonflower #platycodon-grandiflora #pinkandblue 💗💙

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midnightgardener

Wow! Look at your late Lupin 😁💕💕amazing it's in flower now 💕💕

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alan1111

Very pretty Jane nice combo

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pelly

I was amazed when I saw it growing, thanks Chris 💗 @midnightgardener

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pelly

Thanks Alan 💗💙💗 @alan1111

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pelly

Morning everyone and welcome to August 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ #platycodon #platycodon-grandiflorus #balloonflower #purple 1/8/19

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gjones

Morning! Beautiful flowers💜

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bandicoot

Happy new month day Jane! 😁👋

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pelly

Evening Katy, they are, I love the markings on them @gjones 💜💜

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pelly

And to you too James @bandicoot 👍😍

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane where the **** has this year gone...😦💜

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pelly

Morning Elaine, I wish I knew and it’s about time it slowed down a bit @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom 😱😱

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anges

Morning Jane 💜💜💜

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jpea

Morning again Jane, such a pretty flower 🙋‍♂️🙋‍♂️

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pelly

Morning Ange, thank you @anges 💜💜

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pelly

They are lovely aren't they Jeremy @jpea 💜💜

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joycemb

@pelly Well,well. Thought you might know exciting stuff like that! I shall ask dear Google. Anyway happy August.🐝🎉🌺

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pelly

Morning everyone, have a lovely day. The Balloon Flower is getting ready to pop now #platycodongrandiflorus #balloonflower 18/7/19 💙💙

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jpea

Morning Jane, that's really unusual 🙋‍♂️🙋‍♂️

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pelly

They are part of the Campanula family Jeremy. I love them and the way they look like little balloons before they open. Well worth a look @jpea 💙💙

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pelly

Mine didn’t do very well at all last year but it was a bit crowded in. I’ve given it a tad more space this year Elise. SW facing btw @auricula 👍👍

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juliesgarden

Morning Jane ..love these 💙

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pelly

Morning Julie, they’re like miniature hot air balloons @juliesgarden 💙💙

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anges

Morning, thanks you too 💙

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wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom

Morning Jane 🙋🏼‍♀️

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dantolomeo

Yours are in front of mine!

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jpea

Must admit I'm getting very fond of Campanulas so I'll look for this one @pelly

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pelly

Morning Elaine @wagsmomthompsonbtinternetcom 🙋🙋

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pelly

Mine has shot up all of a sudden Dan @dantolomeo 💙👍

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  • Season Icon Mid SummerMid Summer 2018
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pelly

Got this last year from the SGC and thought I’d lost it over winter, so I was delighted when I found it this morning 💙💙Excuse the blurry pic. Cataloguing

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jacaranda

That’s definitely a positive Jane 👍 @pelly 😘

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Keely

I forget about mine every year Jane as they totally disappear but they never fail to come back despite been planted over time n time again 😂😂

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pelly

Ahh, that explains why I thought I’d lost it Keely, thank you @Keely 🙏🙏

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pelly

It certainly is Barbara @jacaranda 👍👍

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