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Polemonium Purple Rain

Jacob's Ladder
$14.95 $7.47 ea.
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This different form of Jacob's ladder displays graceful ferny foliage that emerges with a deep maroon cast embellished with large clusters of violet flowers on upright stems. Foliage (8") will be greener in summer or if grown in shade. Nice as a cut flower.

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Plant Type Perennials

Species yezoense

Height Medium 20"

Spacing Plant 12-15" apart

Bloom Time Mid-Spring to Early Summer

Sun / Shade Mostly Sunny to Mostly Shady

Zones 3-7

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

Sold In Plantable Pots (3.5x3.5x4")

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Long-Blooming
  • Shade Tolerant

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.

Plantable Pots

Our plants are grown in 3.5x3.5x4” plantable pots. Made from 100% biodegradable coconut husk fibers (coir), these pots have tremendous advantages over plastic pots. With better air exchange, this "breathable" pot fosters robust root growth and reduces transplant shock since you can plant the pots directly in the ground. The pot naturally becomes part of the soil on its own over time—no composting required—and since they're made from a renewable resource that requires very little energy, they're earth-friendly too!

100% Guarantee

We offer a 100% unconditional guarantee for all our perennials to reach you in good condition and to grow. If you're not satisfied, we'll reship or refund immediately. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions or concerns—we share your passion for gardening and want your new plants to thrive in your border!

Shipping Details

We use custom, earth-friendly packaging to make sure your order arrives in great condition, and we ship based on the best planting time for your growing zone (see the approximate dates below), unless otherwise indicated at checkout. If you wish, you can indicate a specific ship date during checkout.

Spring

  • Zone 3, 4: Early to Mid May
  • Zone 5: Late April to Early May
  • Zone 6: Mid to Late April
  • Zone 7: Early to Mid April
  • Zone 8: Late March to Early April
  • Zone 9, 10: Late March

Fall

  • Zone 2, 3, 4: Early September
  • Zone 5: Early to Mid September
  • Zone 6: Mid September
  • Zone 7: Mid to Late September
  • Zone 8, 9, 10: Late September to Early October