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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.
Botanical Latin Name: Polemonium caeruleum
Common Name: Jacobs Latter
Sun Exposure: Low
Hardiness Zones: Damp grasslands, woodlands, meadows, and rocky areas
Mature Height: 45 to 90 centimeters
Spread: 45 to 60 centimeters
Spacing: 6 inches-2 feet wide
Growth Rate: Perennial
Flowering Time: Spring, Early Summer
How Long It Flowers: End of Summer
Flower Color: Periwinkle
Soil Requirements: Damp
Native to shady environments, Jacob’s Ladder grows naturally in damp grasslands, woodlands, meadows, and rocky areas. No extra water is needed during the summer when cultivating the plant for reproduction. The plant’s long variegated leaves appear with a “ladder-like” formation. The flowers of the perennial birth heavy clusters of blue, lavender, pink, yellow, and white blooms in the form of tough stamens as long as they are not overwatered. Jacob’s Ladder requires less sunlight than other native perennials and appears more like biennials.
Also known as Greek Valerian, Jacob’s Ladder was first used for medicinal purposes in Greece to treat animal bites, dysentery, and toothaches. Still used in Western organic pharmaceuticals, especially in Europe, where it is native, Jacob’s Ladder has a soothing or calming effect when used in tea or tablet supplement form.
The colorful and beautiful arrangement of Jacobs Ladder Plants grows to be 1-3 feet tall and coincidentally grows in a ladder-like form. The leaflets grow in a variety of elegant colors such as white, pink, blue, and yellow, depending on the variety. Bloom time for Jacobs Ladder Plants occur mid-spring to early summer with their beautiful bell-shaped flower and can be used in zone 3-8, which includes areas for landscaping activities in containers, flower beds, and borders. These flowers are great in areas with limited water as they are tolerant of droughts. When placing Jacobs Ladder Plants into your garden, consider areas medium-light shade, partial to fully shaded areas, or completely shaded areas. This natural beauty will attract bees, butterflies, and different species of birds, adding to its visual display.