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Polemonium reptans

Common Name(s):
Jacob's ladder
Categories:
Native Plants, Perennials
Comment:

Jacob's ladder gets its common name from its small leaflets which are arranged in a ladder-like manner along the long, graceful leaves; does not tolerate the hot, humid conditions of the lower Piedmont and coastal plain

Season:
Late spring to early summer
Height:
18-36 in.
Flower Color:
Blue, white
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7
Propagation:
Seed, cuttings, division in late summer
Exposure:
Full sun to partial shade
Soil:
Well-drained soil
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont
Origin:
Eastern and Western North America
Tags:
sun, summer, blue, perennial, partial shade, white

NCCES plant id: 763

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