Author: Jan Scholten
666.34.10 Platycodon grandiflorum
English: Chinese bellflower.
Use: ornamental; salads.
Culture: the pentagram is sometimes called the "Bellflower seal"; symbol of the Onmyoryo (Bureau of Taoist Geomancy); associations with Abe no Seimei and the Five Chinese Elements; manga and anime series Bleach, the insignia for the Fourth Division is the Bellflower; the meaning behind it is “Those who grieve are loved”.
Those who grieve are loved.