Proven Winners Perennials

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Common Name: Jacob's Ladder
Plant Type: Perennial
Exposure: Sun to Part Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3-7
Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Spring
Garden Height: 18-24 Inches
Garden Spread: 15-18 Inches
Size Category: Mid: 16 to 36 Inches
Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

Polemonium reptans 'Heaven Scent'


Pot Size: 5.25 Inch Square Pot

  • Outstanding fern-like foliage
  • Bright blue flowers in spring
  • Hardy & long-lived

Stunning ladder-like foliage that is a deep green with royal purple highlights.  Heaven Scent has vibrant blue flowers that appear in late spring and smell of grapes. It is heat tolerant and deer, rabbit, and squirrel resistant. Great plant with season-long interest. Native to the eastern U.S.

Uses: Beds, Borders, Cottage Gardens, Cut Flower, Landscapes, Naturalizing, Woodland Gardens
Nature Attraction: Bees, Butterflies
Critter Resistance: Deer, Rabbits
Notable Features: Fragrant flowers
Growth Habit: Upright

Homeowner Growing Tips: Polemonium does best in cool, moist climates, and should be grown in full sun to partial shade in the North, or full to partial shade in the South. It prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soil. After flowering, cut the plant back by 1/3 to stimulate re-bloom.

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