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Polemonium viscosum

Common name sky pilot
Family polemoniaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z4-8)
Flowers blue or white (summer)
Size 4-20"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes average garden soil (not too dry)
From seed germinate at room temperature with exposure to light
detailed seed-starting info below

Alpine relative of Jacob's ladder, with similar pinnately divided leaves in a compact mound. Flower clusters are blue, or sometimes white, and appear throughout summer. It is found in rocky places at high elevations in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

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

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '12/'13 exchange, cold-stored. Baggy 70F with light (71%G, 6-8d)

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