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Polemonium yezoense 'Purple Rain'

Hardy Perennial

What is Hardy Perennial?

Ideal for woodland gardens and moist borders

Stunning purple-bronze ferny foliage

Soft purple blooms that are great for cutting

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Polemonium yezoense ‘Purple Rain’ is a charming perennial boasting beautiful ferny foliage in a stunning dark purple-bronze, which matures to deep green later in the year. Clusters of soft blue-purple flowers are held on upright stems in early summer. Preferring moist, fertile soils that don’t dry out, this lovely Jacob’s ladder will readily self-seed to naturalise in borders and woodland gardens. The flowers make a fabulous addition to a mixed bouquet. Height: 60cm (24in). Spread: 45cm (18in).

Height Up to 60cm (24in)
Spread Up to 45cm (18in)

Hardy Perennial

cottage gardenscut flower gardenwoodland garden

sun or semi shadedappled shadeshade

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Flowering Months


1 Litre (64560)

Polemonium plants prefer a moist but well-drained, fertile soil that doesn't dry out. Plant in sun or part shade. On drier soils, incorporate plenty of well rotted manure or compost prior to planting.
Water plants regularly throughout summer until fully established. Deadhead faded Polemonium flowers regularly to encourage more blooms throughout the season. Lift and divide overcrowded clumps of Jacobs Ladder in spring to maintain their vigour.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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