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Polemonium reptans (Jacob's Ladder) as ground cover in pollinator gardens.

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Polemonium reptans (Jacob's Ladder)

$ 5.99
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Common Name:  Jacob's Ladder

Attracts:  Bees

Use:  Ground Cover and Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Shade

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 8   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist

Flower Time:  May to June

Flower Color:  Blue

Height: 1'-1.5'

Notes:  Polemonium reptans, Jacob's Ladder, is a useful self-seeding ground cover with blue flowers appearing in early season.  Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.

Host plant of VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus rufocinctus (Red-Belted Bumble bee)
Colletes banksi (Banks'Cellophane bee)
Colletes kincaidii (Kincaid's Cellophane bee)

Naturalized in New England, except ME, native to Mid-Atlantic, Southern and Midwestern US:  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).

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