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Jacob’s Ladder

Polemonium reptans

Height: 3-4 feet
Light: Sun to part shade
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained soil
Bloom Time: Late March – May
Flower Color: Lavender-blue
Foliage: Blue-green

Jacob’s Ladder is mounding in form, making a beautiful groundcover for garden beds of woodland settings. Prefers moist, shady areas, but will tolerate full sunlight and drier areas. Long-blooming, its pale lavender-blue flowers grace delicate blue-green foliage.

Jacob’s Ladder contrasts wonderfully against other perennials such as Foam Flower, Alumroon and Ostrich Fern. Flowers attract bees and butterflies.