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Polemonium caeruleum white-flowered (Jacob's Ladder' White') Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Jacob's Ladder 'White' (Polemonium caeruleum white-flowered) Herb in 1L Pot

Jacobs ladder 'White' is an attractive vigorous upright perennial with light green pinnate leaves the arrangement of which give the plant its common name.  Jacobs ladder will grow to a height of 75cm it develops clusters of white flowers with yellow anthers. Cut back after flowering in June to enable a possible second flush of blooms in the early autumn.

Jacobs Ladder will grow in any fertile, moist but well-drained soil preferably in full sun or partial shade.  Will look good in the herbaceous border or in a more informal Garden such as a wildlife Garden.

Herb Usage

White Flowered Jacob's Ladder is grown primarily today for its ornamental properties it was used medicinally by the Greeks against the bites of venomous beasts!

Buy Jacob's Ladder 'White' Online

Our potted Jacob's Ladder 'White' are generally available to buy online between March and September.



Polemonium caeruleum white-flowered (Jacob's Ladder' White') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Partial shade/Shade
Soil Type Moist well drained soil
Flower Colour White
Height 75cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Polonium caeruleum white-flowered
Hardiness RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Herbal medicine
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Attractive Foliage
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal