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Polemonium caeruleum 'White pearl'

Polemonium caeruleum 'White pearl'

Jacob's ladder

Common name Jacob's ladder
Family polemoniaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers white
Size 2-3'
Light part sun
Cultural notes ordinary garden soil (not too dry)
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

White-flowered variety of common Jacob's ladder. We've grown the blue variety, and found them to be short-lived. So far, the white one, in its second year, flowered tentatively but charmingly. Stay tuned...

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed for 'White Pearl' from '03 trade. Baggy 70F (80+%G, 4-12d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (no G, 16d). A few seeds developed white radicles, but these detached from the sead body before developing

Apparently limited long-term viability.

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