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Stairway To Heaven Jacob's Ladder

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

Pronunciation: po-le-MOH-nee-um REP-tanz
SKU #03656
3-8

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist to wet.
Blooms Late Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 18 in. wide, in bloom.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Edging
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Coral Bells (Heuchera); Turtlehead (Chelone); Hosta (Hosta); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Spiderwort (Tradescantia)
CARE
Care 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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