Polemonium boreale
Northern Jacob's Ladder




Height: 30 cm

Flower colour: blue-violet

Flowingt time:  most of the summer

Sunlight:  sun - part shade

Soil:  well drained, gritty

pH: acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness: hardy

Plant range: arctic areas in the northern hemisphere


Hardy and easy to grow.
Self seeds quite a bit.

Polemonium is a genus in the  Polemoniaceae family. All species are native to temperate regions in the northern hemisphere, except one species that grows in the southern Andes. 

Photos and experiences of growing this plant in Iceland are welcomed  in the comments below.

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