General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 10-12 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Northern Jacob's Ladder

Plant Events from our members
aspenhill On April 22, 2016 Obtained plant
Kimrick Nursery - qty 3
lovesblooms On February 24, 2018 Seeds sown
winter sown
lovesblooms On January 28, 2017 Seeds sown
MrsBinWY On May 11, 2019 Potted up
MrsBinWY On March 13, 2019 Seeds germinated
1; 10 showing on 3-16-19
MrsBinWY On March 8, 2019 Seeds sown
16 seeds from 2108G in milk jug @ room temp
MrsBinWY On June 10, 2017 Potted up
1 (fridged rest of planting container 6-24-17)
MrsBinWY On April 12, 2017 Seeds germinated
1 on 4-12; another on 4-14 (3 total emerged; 1 Polemonium, 2 of something else with attractive purple leaves)
MrsBinWY On April 2, 2017 Seeds sown
milk jug, 3 months warm + 1-2 months cold if needed, 16 seeds from ishareflowers
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