Our 2023 EFN seed catalogue is now online! 100+ new varieties. Over 40 different growers and foragers from across the country. A million thanks to all who make this possible, especially our amazing seed-house crew!

Toraji (Balloon Flower)
Toraji (Balloon Flower)
Toraji (Balloon Flower)

Toraji (Balloon Flower)

Regular price $3.50 Sale

Platycodon grandiflorus

Origin: East Asia

Improvement status: Breeding population

Seeds per packet: ~160

Germination tested 12/2022: 60%

Life cycle: Perennial

Beautiful East Asian perennial bellflower grown for its tasty root and as a medicine. Hardy from zones 3 to 8.


Flower photo by CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4795

Root photo by Asfreeas - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11997127

Food plate photo by jetalone (flickr) - https://www.flickr.com/photos/jetalone/512090681/, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3408003