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Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven'

#PP15187

Also called Variegated Jacob's Ladder


Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' - Jacob's Ladder - Early Spring Foliage

More About Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PP15187)

  • Clump forming, mounding habit
  • Grown for its variegated foliage
  • Pinnate leaves (25 cm) are composed of many oblong leaflets, 4 cm long
  • Foliage emerges green with creamy margins, flushed with pink
  • As the season warms, the pink fades and returns again in the fall
  • Clusters of fragrant, light blue flowers
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Zone:

3

Height:

35-45 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue (light)
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Jacob's Ladder Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in an average to moist, cool soil, in partial sun, however, it is sun tolerant with adequate moisture. Prune back after flowering to improve the overall appearance and maintain a compact habit.


Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' (PP15187) Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fragrant
Fragrant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Compact
Mounding
Clumping

Foliage Color

Variegated
Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

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