Polemonium Heaven Scent

Jacob's Ladder
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Loose Clusters of Blue in Late Spring
Sprays of softly-fragrant nodding purple bells bow on stems above fern-like mounding foliage blushed with purple. The leaflets arranged in pairs opposite of each other resemble the rungs of a ladder. Provides nice texture and contrast to neighboring plants. Polemonium Heaven Scent was bred by Brent Horvath of Intrinsic Perennial Gardens in Illinois. Jacobís Ladder prefers cool summer climates, although we understand that this variety does tolerate sun and heat more readily than others.

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Code POHS
Patent PP20,214
Plant Type Perennials
Species reptans x yezoense
Height Short 18-24"
Spacing Plant 15-18" apart
Bloom Time Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun / Shade Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady
Zones
3-7
Soil Type Normal
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds

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Polemonium General Information

Polemonium are an excellent choice for many garden conditions. Bright flowering, attractive foliage, long lived and extremely hardy. Great for shady beds, borders and containers. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Polemonium Plant Care

Prefers moist, humus-rich soil. Polemonium seldom needs to be divided and is slow to recover after being disturbed. Cut down to basal foliage after blooming. Will self sow readily. Leave basal growth to overwinter and cut off damaged foliage in spring.