Jacobs Ladder Flower Gifts
Polemonium, commonly called Jacob's ladder, is a genus of
about 30 species of flowering plants in the family Polemoniaceae,
native to cool temperate to arctic regions of the Northern
Hemisphere and also in the southern Andes in South America.
Many of the species grow at high altitudes in mountains.
Jacob's Ladder is an herbal perennial in the
Other Names: Greek Valerian, Polemonium,
Van Brunt's Polemonium, Jacob's ladder, Eastern
Jacob's Ladder, Bluebell, Skunk Weed,
Descriptions: Jacob's Ladder has lacey
fern-like foliage and tiny bell like flowers on
Size: Jacob's Ladder plants stand 1 to
3 feet tall.
Symbolism: Jacob's Ladder symbolizes "coming
Grow Details: Jacob's Ladder are easy
to grow and fairly tolerant of their conditions.
Soil Type: Well-Drained
Soil - Tolerant
Soil PH: PH 6.2 -7.0
Light: Sun to Part Shade to Full
Grow Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Height: Jacob's Ladder plants stand
1 to 3 feet tall.
Flower Colors: Purple, White, Pink,
Propagation: Jacobs Ladder is propagated
by seed or by division in the fall or spring.
Division/Transplants: Divide in the
Fall or Spring.
Blooming Period: Spring to Early
Herbal Remedy Properties: Herbalists have
traditionally used Jacobs Ladder as a cough remedy,
diuretic. Jacob's Ladder is also used to treat
Native Area: Jacob's Ladder is native
to North America, South America and Eurasia.
Jacobs Ladder Gifts