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Variegated Jacob’s ladder

Polemonium caeruleum 'Brise d'Anjou'

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This dramatic cultivar has bright green leaves that are richly edged with cream. It bears lavender-blue blossoms in spring, and grows from 1.5 to 2 feet tall.

CareProvide rich, consistently moist but well-drained soil in part to full shade.

PropagationSow seed in a cold frame in spring or fall. Divide in spring.

ProblemsPowdery mildew.

  • Genus : Polemonium
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Uses : Containers, Ground Covers, Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Bloom Time : Spring
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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