Polemonium caeruleum Album


  • Polemonium caeruleum Album are an easy perennial to grow, especially for new gardeners.
  • Forms a lush mound of fern like foliage.
  • Upright stems of white phlox like flowers appear in late spring and continue until August
  • Easy to grow in a sunny or semi shade location in fertile, moist soils. Will grow in clay soils as long as they do not excessively waterlog in winter
  • Good cut flower. Attractive to Butterflies and Bees


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  • Polemonium caeruleum album, often called Jacobs ladder is an old cottage garden favorite and a herb that was regularly used medicinally. Named after the slender, fresh green leaflets, which are arranged on the branched stems like the rungs of a ladder.The white form of the lovely Jacobs Ladder is an easy perennial to grow, especially for beginning gardeners and is a very attractive plant for a border with moist but well-drained soil.
    The plants form a lush mound of deep green, ferny foliage, bearing upright stems with an endless succession of star-shaped flowers with contrasting yellow stamens.Blooming in late spring to early summer, the bright foliage and white flowers will brighten shady locations in border fronts, rock gardens, woodland gardens, cottage gardens or shade gardens. Both the flowers and the attractive ferny foliage are excellent for cutting.
  • Aspect: Sun or part shade
  • Flowering Period: May | Jun | Jul | Aug
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy
  • Eventual H&S: 60cm x 30cm
  • Soil: Most types
  • Pot size: 9cm
  • Rate of growth: moderate