Jacob’s ladder

Polemonium caeruleum (Greek valerian)

Botanical Name Polemonium caeruleum
Common Name Greek valerian
Family Polemoniaceae
USDA Zone 4 to 8
Light Requirement Part Shade to Full Shade
Season(s) of interest Spring
Height and Spread
1.5-2ft x 1.5-2ft (45-60cm x 45-60cm)
Flower Color deep blue
Attracts Wildlife Pollinators
Additional Information
Native to northern and central Europe, northern Asia; Also known as Jacob’s Ladder
Location in Lurie Garden
North Dark Plate, Southeast Dark Plate