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Polemonium carneum ‘Apricot Delight’
Polemonium carneum ‘Apricot Delight’
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Polemonium carneum ‘Apricot Delight’

Jacob’s Ladder

USDA Zone: 3-9

Plant number: 1.427.150

Jacob’s Ladder is a versatile perennial and a wonderful addition to the woodland garden but equally at home in containers and rock gardens. The species is easy to grow and native to the west coast and is also known as Royal Jacob’s Ladder, Great Polemonium and Salmon Polemonium. This selection forms a mound of attractive green foliage with clusters of pink-apricot flowers appearing on tall stems late spring through early summer. Trim back lightly after blooming. Tends to self-seed.

Further details for
Polemonium carneum ‘Apricot Delight’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Full Sun or
  Partial Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Creamy Yellow
  Light Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Spring
Foliage Color
  Deep Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
   40-50 cm
   16-20 inches
   30-40 cm
   12-16 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate
Disclaimer: This information is presented for reference only. This plant is not currently part of our Heritage Perennials lineup.