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Polemonium reptans

Jacob's Ladder

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Polemonium reptans (Jacob's Ladder)

Althrough the growing season, the foliage looks fresh and green. In mid to late spring, pretty light-blue, bell-shaped flowers appear in loose clusters on sprawling, weak stems.

Additional Information:


Height
8-18 Inches

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Spread
12-18 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Blue


USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
Goat's Beard (Aruncus dioicus), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum), Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum), Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina), Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

FAC

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)
Mid (May-June)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
High

Sun Exposure

Shade
Medium Sun/Average Shade

USFS MO Ecological Map