Balloon Flower – Platycodon grandiflora Share this:Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Shop Now Common Name: Balloon Flower, Chinese Bellflower Botanical Name: Platycodon grandiflora, plat-i-KO-don gran-di-FLOR-a Decorative Life: 6-10 days. Flower Color: Blue, Pink, Purple, White Availability: Summer Tidbits: From the Greek ‘platys”, meaning broad and “kodon” for bell, alluding to the bell-shaped form of the flower. Recent Research Findings: Starman et al. (1995) rated this species (‘Fungi Blue’) as being an average income producer. What's New - Find the newest in distinct floral designs from our collection of premium luxury flowers, plants and gifts for any occasion.