Polemonium

Polemonium is a genus in the Polemoniaceae family. All species are native to temperate regions in the northern hemisphere, except one species that grows in the southern Andes.

Polemonium carneum 'Apricot Delight'
Polemonium carneum 'Apricot Delight'

Royal Jacob's Ladder

Royal Jacob's ladder is a medium sized perennial with cream flowers that turn pale pink as they age. 'Apricot Delight' is a garden variety that is slightly taller, with more upright flower stalks.

Polemonium acutiflorum var. laxiflorum
Polemonium acutiflorum var. laxiflorum

A medium sized perennial with pale-blue or violet-blue flowers.

Polemonium boreale
Polemonium boreale

Northern Jacob's Ladder

Northern Jacob's ladder is a low growing perennial with violet-blue flowers.

Polemonium caeruleum
Polemonium caeruleum

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's ladder is a tall perennial with violet-blue flowers.

Polemonium caeruleum 'Album'
Polemonium caeruleum 'Album'

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob's ladder is a tall perennial with violet-blue flowers. 'Album' is a variety with white flowers.

Polemonium carneum
Polemonium carneum

Royal Jacob's Ladder

Royal Jacob's ladder is a medium sized perennial with cream flowers that turn pale pink as they age.

Polemonium carneum x caeruleum
Polemonium carneum x caeruleum

Hybrid Jacob's Ladder

Hybrid Jacob's ladder is a medium sized garden hybrid between P. caeruleum and P. carneum with light purple flowers.

Polemonium pulcherrimum
Polemonium pulcherrimum

Showy polemonium

Showy polemonium is a low growing rock garden plant with blue-violet flowers.

Polemonium reptans
Polemonium reptans

Creeping Jacob's Ladder

Creeping Jacob's ladder is a medium sized perennial with light blue flowers.

Polemonium viscosum 'Blue Whirl'
Polemonium viscosum 'Blue Whirl'

Sticky Polemonium

Sticky polemonium is a low-growing or medium sized perennial with violet flowers. 'Blue Whirl' is a tall variety with violet-blue flowers that bears a strong resemblance to P. caeruleum.