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Jacob's Ladder - Polemonium reptans

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Phonetic: po-leh-MOH-nee-um REP-tanz

Jacob's ladder gets its common name from its small leaflets which are arranged in a ladder-like manner along the long, graceful leaves. It does not tolerate hot, humid conditions and does appreciate a location with part shade.  This self-seeding herbaceous perennial will also spread by rhizomes. Its native habitat includes moist, deciduous woods and stream banks.  It has a low drought tolerance and will go dormant in drought conditions.

  • Hardiness Zone:  3-8
  • Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
  • Sun Exposure:  Partial Sun, Shade
  • Flower Color:  Blue
  • Bloom Time:  April, May, June
  • Soil Type:  Medium - Moist
  • Mature Plant Size:  1'H, 1-1.5'W
  • Plant Spacing:  .5-1'
  • Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies
  • Advantages:  Deer resistant, early source of nectar and pollen, foliage stays green all season
  • Landscape Uses:  Ground cover, rock gardens, shade garden, woodland garden
  • Companion Plants:  Foam Flower, Red Columbine, Virginia Blue Bells
  • Deer Resistant