Polemonium yezoense 'Purple Rain' (Bronze Jacob's Ladder 'Purple Rain' )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.
Bronze Jacobs Ladder 'Purple Rain' (Polemonium yezoense 'Purple Rain') Herb in 1L Pot
An unusual form of Jacob's Ladder, this plant forms a lush mound of ferny foliage in a stunning bronze-purple shade, later becoming green. Upright stems of dark violet blue flowers appear in late spring (April-May). Cut back after flowering to enable a a possible second flush of blooms in the autumn. Polemonium yezoense 'Purple Rain' is a hardy and vigorous garden plant it likes a position with full sun or part-shade, It is a good choice for mixed borders or woodland gardens.
In days gone by the original Jacobs Ladder 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. This particular variety has been developed for its foliage and flower and has no known medicinal use.
Buy Bronze Jacobs Ladder 'Purple Rain' Online
Our Bronze Jacobs Ladder 'Purple Rain' potted herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.
|Polemonium yezoense 'Purple Rain' (Bronze Jacob's Ladder 'Purple Rain' )Herb Plant|
|Aspect/Site||Full sun/Partial shade|
|Soil Type||Moist well drained soil|
|Latin Name||Polemonium yezoense ‘Purple Rain’|
|Hardiness||RHS rating H4 - Hardy average winter|
|Special Features||Attractive Foliage|
|Type of Garden||Cottage/Informal|