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Common Names: J

Jacob's ladder
Polemonium caeruleum ssp. Van-Bruntiae
Japanese timber bamboo
Phyllostachys bambusoides 'Castillon Inversa'
Joe-Pye-weed
Eupatorium purpureum

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Polemonium

(Polemoniaceae - phlox family)
Between 20 and 25 species of perennial or annual herbs. Widely distributed, but concentrated in western N. America.

caeruleum ssp. Van-Bruntiae peren • ht 1½-3' • zones 4-8

Jacob's ladder


native, moist - wet, sun - part shade
VT & NY to MD & WV

Bears bell-shaped, bluish-purple flowers about ¾" across on upright stems in early summer. Grows naturally in wet soils, but also does well in moist, well-drained soil.

cat # 6D7T
$8.95 each


reptans peren • ht 1½' • zones 3-8

bluebell; Greek valerian

Polemonium reptans - May 20 Polemonium reptans - May 20


native, sun - part shade
e and cent US

Bears light-blue, bell-shaped flowers to ½" across, in late spring. Leaves are compound. Occurs naturally in rich woods. Prefers moist soil and may prefer a bit of shade.

cat # 6D7X
$8.95 each