Nepeta x faassenii Nepeta x faassenii 'Six Hills Giant'


Salvia nemorosa Salvia nemorosa 'May Night'

Meadow Sage

Athyrium niponicum Athyrium niponicum 'Pictum'

Japanese Painted Fern

Polystichum polyblepharum Polystichum polyblepharum

Tassel Fern

Armeria maritima Armeria maritima 'Splendens'


Tiarella cordifolia Tiarella cordifolia 'Brandywine'


Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Fort Hills'

Creeping Phlox

Lamium maculatum Lamium maculatum 'Anne Greenway'

Spotted Dead Nettle

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Crimson Beauty'

Creeping Phlox

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Candy Stripes'

Creeping Phlox

Hosta x undulata Hosta x undulata 'Albomarginata'


Phlox stolonifera Phlox stolonifera 'Sherwood Purple'

Creeping Phlox

Verbena canadensis Verbena canadensis 'Homestead Purple'

Creeping Vervain

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Emerald Cushion Blue'

Creeping Phlox

Vinca minor Vinca minor 'Bowles Variety'


Polemonium Polemonium 'Bressingham Purple'

Jacob's Ladder

Aquilegia canadensis Aquilegia canadensis 'Little Lanterns'

Dwarf Red Columbine

Sagina subulata Sagina subulata

Irish Moss, Corsican Pearlwort

Trifolium repens Trifolium repens 'Atropurpureum'

Bronze Dutch Clover

Lysimachia nummularia Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Creeping Jenny

Nepeta x faassenii Nepeta x faassenii 'Walker's Low'


Heuchera Heuchera 'Plum Pudding'

Coral Bells

Heuchera Heuchera 'Peach Flambe'

Coral Bells

Heuchera Heuchera 'Obsidian'

Coral Bells

Galium odoratum Galium odoratum

Sweet Woodruff

Euphorbia myrsinites Euphorbia myrsinites

Myrtle Euphorbia

Artemisia schmidtiana Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silvermound'

Silvermound Wormwood

Phlox stolonifera Phlox stolonifera 'Home Fires'

Creeping Phlox

Salvia leucantha Salvia leucantha 'Santa Barbara'

Mexican Bush Sage

Sempervivum Sempervivum 'Black'

Hen and Chicks

Sempervivum Sempervivum 'Jade Rose'

Hen and Chicks

Sempervivum Sempervivum 'Red Heart'

Hen and Chicks

Sedum rupestre Sedum rupestre 'Angelina'

Angelina Sedum

Dianthus Dianthus 'Neon Star'

Cheddar Pinks

Lilium asiatic Lilium asiatic 'Tiny Bee'

Asiatic Lily

Lilium asiatic Lilium asiatic 'Tiny Ghost'

Asiatic Lily

Lilium asiatic Lilium asiatic 'Tiny Hope'

Asiatic Lily

Iberis sempervirens Iberis sempervirens 'Alexander's White'
Dianthus Dianthus 'First Love'


Lychnis flos jovis Lychnis flos jovis 'Rolly's Favorite'

Rolly's Favority Catchfly

Pansy Pansy 'Delta Premium Pure White'

Pansy Delta Premium Pure White

Pansy Pansy 'Delta Premium True Blue'

Pansy Delta Premium True Blue

Pansy Pansy 'Delta Premium Pure Violet'

Pansy Delta Premium Pure Violet

Pansy Pansy 'Delta Premium Pure Yellow'

Pansy Delta Premium Pure Yellow

Pansy Pansy 'Delta Cotton Candy Mix'

Pansy Delta Cotton Candy Mix

Pansy Pansy 'Delta Premium Mix'

Pansy Delta Premium Mix

Acorus gramineus Acorus gramineus 'Ogon'

Golden Variegated Sweet Flag

Dianthus Dianthus 'Chili'

Cheddar Pinks

Lilium asiatic Lilium asiatic 'Tiny Sensation'

Asiatic Lilly

Lilium asiatic Lilium asiatic 'Tiny Orange Sensation'

Asiatic Lily

Dianthus barbatus Dianthus barbatus 'Barbarini Mix'

Dwarf Sweet William

Dianthus Dianthus 'Coconut Punch'


Dianthus Dianthus 'Scent First Sugar Plum'


Phlox hybrida Phlox hybrida 'Paparazzi Lindsay'

Hybrid Phlox

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata 'Purple Beauty'

Creeping Phlox

Lilium asiatic Lilium asiatic 'Tiny Spider'

Asiatic Lily

Dianthus Dianthus 'Apple Slice'


Dianthus Dianthus 'Black Cherry Wild'


Dianthus Dianthus 'Eternity'


Knautia macedonica Knautia macedonica 'Thunder and Lightning'


Polemonium reptans Polemonium reptans 'Touch of Class'

Jacob's ladder - Variegated

Pansy wittrockiana Pansy wittrockiana 'Wine & Cheese Mix'


Hosta Hosta 'Fire Island'


Viola cornuta Viola cornuta 'Sorbet Babyface Mix'

Horned Violet

Viola cornuta Viola cornuta 'Sorbet Lemon Blueberry Swirl'

Horned Violet

Viola cornuta Viola cornuta 'Sorbet Peach Melba'

Horned Violet

Viola cornuta Viola cornuta 'Sorbet Purple Jump Up'

Horned Violet

Viola Viola 'Freefall Cream'

Trailing Pansy

Viola Viola 'Freefall Lavender'

Trailing Pansy

Viola Viola 'Freefall Purple Wing'

Trailing Pansy

Phlox subulata Phlox subulata ''Emerald Pink''

Creeping Phlox

Heuchera Heuchera 'Carnival Watermelon'

Coral Bells

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Polemonium reptans 'Touch of Class'

Jacob's ladder - Variegated

This beautiful finely textured perennial has delicate lacy foliage that forms a low mound.  The compound leaves are green with a narrow, bright white edge.  From early to midsummer, a plethora of pink buds open to reveal small, very pale blue flowers.  After it is finished blooming, the plant may need to be cut back to allow for a fresh flush of foliage.

Variegated foliage


12-14 in




Easy to grow, polemoniums prefer a cool, moist environment with protection from afternoon sun. Deadheading will encourage sporadic reblooming in late summer.

Hardiness Zone:


Bloom Time:

Late Spring-Summer

Bloom Color:


Polemonium (pol-ee'-mow-ni-um)

Family: Polemoniaceae · Common Name: Jacob's Ladder

Delicate green foliage in attractive rosettes. Violet-blue to white bell-shaped flowers bloom in early summer. Excellent for rock gardens, borders and cutting gardens. Prefers moist but well-drained soil.

Characteristics & Attributes
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Growth Rate in the Garden
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Foliage Attribute
Bloom Color
Easy to Grow
Tolerates wet sites
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
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