Jacob’s Ladder ‘Polemonium caeruleum’

Easy to grow, shade loving perennial.

With a pinnate structure of leafy foliage, this beautiful plant will offer bell-shaped flowers in late Spring to early Summer.

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Known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek valerian, The plant is native to damp grasslands, woodlands, meadows. The plant was first used as a medicinal herb in ancient Greece. The ancient Greeks used the root to treat dysentery, toothaches and animal bites. Today, the plant is usually used in potpourris and is boiled in olive oil to make black dyes and hair dressing, but it has few other significant uses.

Additional information

Sun Preference

Shade

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Shade loving variety.

Attracts

Bees, Butterflies and Moths.

Flowering season

May – July

Flowering colour

Blue

Eventual height

45cm-60cm

Species Type

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