Northeast Pollinator Plants
Polemonium reptans (Jacob's Ladder)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Jacob's Ladder
Use: Ground Cover and Naturalizing
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Flower Time: May to June
Flower Color: Blue
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).