Stairway To Heaven Jacob's Ladder

Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' PP #15,187

SKU
3656
A vigorous, heat tolerant selection with soft, blue flowers. Foliage has broad, bold, cream variegation on contrasting green that acquires a pink tinge in direct sun or cool weather. A natural companion for hostas and coral bells in lightly shaded native and wild gardens. Introduced by the New England Wildflower Society. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationpo-le-MOH-nee-um REP-tanz
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide, in bloom.
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Edging
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Key FeatureDramatic foliage color

Thrives in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Remove spent blooms to encourage more prolific flowering. Hard prune and fertilize before new growth begins in spring.

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