Greek valerian

Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven'

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Greek valerian (Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven')
pole-MONE-ee-um REP-tanz
Genus:  Polemonium
This variegated cultivar offers white-edged leaves with pink tints on a compact plant to 1.5 feet tall. It bears light lavender-blue bell-shaped blossoms in spring.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  More vigorous than P. caeruleum 'Brise d'Anjou'. Introduced by the New England Wild Flower Society.
Care:  Provide moist but well-drained soil and full sun to part shade.
Propagation:  Sow seed in a cold frame in spring or fall. Divide in spring.
Problems:  Powdery mildew.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Butterflies,
Native,
Showy Flowers,
Showy Foliage
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
Island Paradise
Foliage Color
Variegated Foliage
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Ground Covers,
Specimen Plant/Focal Point
Style
Cottage Garden,
Shade,
Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Perennials

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