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Polemonium ‘Snow and Sapphires’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our Licensees or Retail Sources.

Clean white variegation surrounds the larger fern-like leaflets. The mounding foliage has lovely, fragrant, sky-blue flowers. Deadheading can encourage rebloom.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 3-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 10″ / 16″ / 19″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): May, June, July

SKU: POESNOSAP Categories: ,
Common Name Variegated Jacob's Ladder
Family Polemoniaceae
Genus Polemonium
species caeruleum
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Deciduous
US Patent # PP13441
EU Grant # --
Hardiness Zone 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Upright, Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 10" / 16" / 19"
Finish Time Fast (4-6 Weeks)
Bloom Time May, June, July
Growth Rate Fast
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green, White
Soil (Garden) Well drained fertile Soil (Garden)s.
pH 5.6 - 6.8
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Pollinator Attractor
Nutritional Needs 150 - 200 ppm
Dormancy Required
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? Compared to Brise d'Anjou, this variety is larger, more vigorous and the variegation has cream edge rather than yellow edge.
Landscape Value Mixed bed, borders or accent.
Finish Time to 4" 4 weeks
Comments You may find some reversion, but this is not a problem in older plants. Cut out any all green growth. Cut at 6-8" above ground after bloom for regrowth and re-blooms.
Grower Notes Best grown at 55 - 60°F nights and 60 - 65°F days. Provide night interruption or day-length extension to force flowering under natural short days. Received the highest rating at MSU for container culture.
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