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Polemonium yezoense Bressingham Purple
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Polemonium yezoense Bressingham Purple
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Polemonium yezoense Bressingham Purple


Purple-leaf Jacob’s Ladder

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.427.090


(='Polbress') This terrific British selection forms a lush mound of deep green, ferny foliage, which takes on dark purple tones in spring and fall. Heads of star-shaped rich blue flowers are held above on burgundy stems in early summer. The compact size makes this suitable for edging, rock gardens and containers. Evergreen in mild winter regions. Remove faded flower heads to prevent self-sown seedlings from appearing. Best with protection from hot afternoon sun, particularly in warm summer regions. From Blooms of Bressingham®. USPP#15367: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

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Polemonium yezoense Bressingham Purple


Optimal Growing
Conditions
Appearance and
Characteristics
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Flower Colour
  Deep Blue
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
  Purple Black
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Attracts Hummingbirds
  Border
  Containers
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Edging
  Evergreen
  Massed
  Woodland
Height
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Spread
   25-30 cm
   10-12 inches
Foot Traffic
   None
Growth Rate
   Medium
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.