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Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium reptans)


Light:

Part sun to light shade

Flowering:

Late spring

Soil:

Average to moist soil

Height:

10 to 12 inches

Color:

Light Blue

Hardiness:

Zone 2 - very hardy native

Uses:

Shade gardens, naturalizing in woodland edge

Care:

Fairly easy. Provide moisture during dry spells. Will self sow but not with abandon. A hard shearing after flowering will result in a new flush of foliage and neater appearance.

Native:

Yes

Comments:

Sometimes called 'Creeping Jacob's Ladder' but it doesn't really creep.

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