Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' PP15187
Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc.
| ||Common Name: Jacob's Ladder-Variegated|
Selected by Bill Cullina of the New England Wildflower Society. An outstanding and colorful new cultivar sporting green leaves with white leaf margins that are tinged with pink. Pale lavender blue, 3/4 inch bell-shaped flowers with white stamens are produced from early through midsummer. This selection is larger and has a looser habit than the other varieties.
Breeder: Bill Cullina
Origin: Native Cultivar
Sun or Shade?:
Full sun (> 6 hrs. direct sun)
Part shade (4-6 hrs. direct sun)
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Consistent water needs
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How's your soil?:
Sweet or Sour Soil?:
Neutral Soil (pH = 7.0)
What's your garden style?:
Easy to grow, polemoniums prefer a cool, moist environment with protection from afternoon sun. Deadheading will encourage sporadic reblooming in late summer.