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Jacob's Ladder

Beautiful flowers complement finely textured foliage. Attractive at garden's edge, along walkways or as a small-scale ground cover and ideal for lightly shaded rock gardens. Plant in a lime-free, neutral to acidic (sour) soil.

Companion Plants

Blanket Flower

Maiden Grass

Spike Speedwell

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Jacob's Ladder

  • Botanical name

    Polemonium viscosum

  • Variety

    Blue Whirl

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 5 (-20°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    10-12" (25-31 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Mulch to reduce weeds

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Victoria A's collection