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Jacob's Ladder

Polemonium carneum

Also known as

Royal Jacob's-Ladder

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

25cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Jacob's Ladder Overview

This species is an upright perennial growing between 10-40cm with elliptic to ovate leaflets. The flowers are pink or yellow sometimes they are dark purple and will bloom in late spring to mid summer.

Common problems with Jacob's Ladder

How to propagate Jacob's Ladder

Cuttings

You can propagate the annuals from seed and the perennials from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Other uses of Jacob's Ladder

Grown for their flowers. Borders.