1 x 9cm plant 511310-1 £6.95 Delivery late February
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An invaluable May-colour-gap-filler, which like aquilegias, flowers at just the right time to give oomph to your borders and to fill your vases just when the tulips are over but summer perennials and roses are yet to get going. Like aquilegias, it is happy in sun or dappled shade and gently self-sows.

Genus Polemonium
Variety 'Northern Lights'
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Jacobs Ladder
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Highly scented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 40cm (16in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Ideal for the front of a border in dappled shade. Sprinkle mycorrhizal fungi (Rootgrow) into the base of the planting hole and water well after planting.
Care Tips These plants will self-sow. Deadhead if you do not want a scattering of random seedlings next year. Allow to die down over winter and remove old foliage if desired.
Flowering May - July
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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