Jacob’s Ladder (Polemonium caeruleum) Perennial
Violet-blue, bell-shaped flowers adorn this heirloom’s fern-like foliage, which resembles the rungs of a ladder. Originally used for medicinal purposes dating back to the 1600s, Jacob’s Ladder is easy to grow. Prefers shady areas with rich soil.
- 50 seeds minimum
- Germination: 14-28 days
- Maturity: 200 days
- Direct sow 1/8” deep in shade/partial shade in late spring or start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Prefers rich, moist soil.
- Space plants 12-18” apart