Polemonium caeruleum (Jacob’s Ladder) Brise d’Anjou

Where to Buy

US & Canada|UK & Ireland

Description

Specialty plant with elegant, vibrant, creamily variegated foliage to brighten shady garden spots.  Developed for Rozanne and Friends®  from a chance discovery by Rene and Maurice Prouteau’s garden in Anjou, France.  Creamy-edged, fern-like foliage on bushy clumps. Bonus of violet-blue flowers from late spring to early summer.

Variety

Polemonium caeruleum (Jacob's Ladder) Brise d'Anjou

Approx. Height

12"-18"/30-46cm

Approx. Spread

18-24"/46-61cm

Attributes

Mixed border, Rock garden, Specimen, Container, Cut flower, Long blooming, Attracts butterflies and bees, Deer resistant

Aftercare Instructions

Prefers rich, humusy, consistently moist soils. Soils must not be allowed to dry out. Best performance occurs in cool summer climates. Plants are intolerant of the high heat and humidity of summers in the deep South. Plants may be cut back to basal foliage after bloom or if foliage declines and to encourage a possible late summer rebloom.

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Flowering Time

Spring, Summer

Positioning

Sun, Part Shade

Approx. Winter Hardiness

USDA Hardiness Zones 4-9
RHS Hardiness Rating -32C/-25F