Jacob's Ladder: Our Favorite Flowers

Add vibrant color to the shady areas of your garden with this perennial.
jacob's ladder are flowers that love shady spot

jacob's ladder are flowers that love shady spot

©2010, Dorling Kindersley Limited

2010, Dorling Kindersley Limited

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Need to add some spring color to a shady portion of your yard or garden? Consider Jacob’s ladder (Polemonium caeruleum), which is tolerant of partial shade. It grows up to 24 inches tall and 12 inches wide. Plant with plenty of compost and water generously to get it settled. Jacob’s ladder doesn’t tolerate heat and humidity and thrives where summers are cool.

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