Scientific Name : Polemonium pulcherrimum
Common Name : Jacob's Ladder
Hardiness Zone : 5b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -15°F (-26°C)
Blooming Season : Summer, Late Spring
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Shade Tolerant, Attracts Bees, Colorful/Attractive Foliage
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 10 - 13" (25 - 33cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Shade
General Information : Add some showstopping color to your shade garden with this exciting golden variegated Polemonium. Bluish-purple flowers are a bonus in the late Spring to Summer months.
Idea & Tips : Plant in full to partial shade in well-drained, fertile soil.
: Golden variegated foliage brings innovation to the shade.
- This unique Polemonium stands out against the competition, providing growers with more options for the shade and increased sell-through at retail.
- Produces bluish-purple flowers from late Spring to Summer.
- Great accent plant in rock gardens, landscapes and small containers.
Protection Information : PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
Nights: 50 to 55°F (10 to 13°C) Days: 60 to 65°F (16 to 18°C)
1,500 to 2,500
Long day obligate
Allow media to dry slightly between watering.
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 100 to 125 ppm.
PGRs generally not needed
Pythium and rhizoctonia can result from overwatering.
April to June
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