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Balloon Flowers
Photo 9 of 18Balloon flower. Named for the shape of its buds, this long-lived perennial blooms from mid to late summer. Blue is its most common color, but white and pink selections can also be found. Balloon flower prefers moist, well-drained soil. Once established, it's virtually maintenance free. Don't divide; the fibrous root system can be tricky to transplant. USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 to 8

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