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Touch of Class Jacob's Ladder

Polemonium reptans 'Touch of Class' PP #19,768

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30812
Add some color to shady areas with strikingly beautiful foliage! Creamy white and green variegated leaves provide the perfect backdrop for masses of pale blue flowers in spring. Excellent for use as contrast or an accent in beds, borders, and containers. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationpo-le-MOH-nee-um REP-tanz
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 16 in. tall, 20 in. wide, in bloom.
Bloom TimeSpring
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 shade
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
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.
Companion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Turtlehead (Chelone); Hosta (Hosta); Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium); Spiderwort (Tradescantia)

Thrives in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soils. Lightly sheer foliage after blooming to encourage more flowering. Hard prune and feed before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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