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Polemonium reptans 'Touch of Class' (Jacob's Ladder 'Touch of Class') 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.

Jacobs Ladder 'Touch of Class' (Polemonium reptans 'Touch of Class') Herb Plant 1 litre Pot

Jacobs ladder 'Touch of Class' is an attractive clump-forming perennial which requires little or no maintenance. It has ferny leaves, each mid green leaf is edged in white  during the spring beneath stems bearing clusters of pale pink/lilac flowers in April-May.  It is ideal for edging.   Cut back after flowering for a second flush of blooms.  It prefers moist but well-drained soil.  Given the right conditions it will reach a height 40cm x a spread of 45cm.

Herb Usage

In days gone by was used in herbal medicine for its diaphoretic, astringent and expectorant qualities; an infusion of the root being considered useful in coughs, colds, and bronchial and lung complaints, producing copious perspiration. 

Buy Jacobs Ladder 'Touch of Class' Online

Our Jacobs Ladder 'Touch of Class' potted herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.


Polemonium reptans 'Touch of Class' (Jacob's Ladder 'Touch of Class') Herb Plant
Aspect/Soil Type Partial shade
Soil Type Moist well drained soil
Flower Colour Mauve
Height 40cm
Spread 45cm
Latin Name Polemonium reptans 'Jacob's Ladder'
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