Balloon Flowers

platycodon grandifloras balloon flower

Zone 5 | added on July 8, 2016 | Answered

I must move this plant to a new location. I see that it is best left undisturbed, however. What tips can you give me to move this plant? How deep is the root system? If I dig deep enough and wide enough, will the move be successful?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Answered on July 10, 2016

Balloon Flowers have a long tap root, they will not do well in transplant.
For the best chance for success, move your plant in early spring.
Dig down as deeply as you can without disturbing the tap root and leave all the soil intact.

Move the plant to its new location right away.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Balloon Flowers
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Learn From
Your Peers on
Our Blog

Visit Our Blog

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert

Learn More