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Heavenly Habit Jacob's Ladder

Polemonium boreale Heavenly Habit
SKU: HC017773
per Plant - 5" Deep Pot
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'Heavenly Habit' Northern Jacob’s Ladder is a compact perennial that is covered with a profusion of delicate flowers and fuzzy foliage. The pale violet-blue, lightly scented flowers bloom from early-to-late summer with yellow halos and white eyes. Native to high arctic land, these hardy plants will add a delicate beauty to a sunny or part-shade garden. Attractive fern-like foliage adds even more texture. Deer resistant.
key features
Botanical Name
Polemonium boreale Heavenly Habit
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Low Maintenance, Container Planting
Soil Moisture
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Mature Height
10-12" tall
Bloom Time
Early to late summer


(10-12" tall x 12-24" wide) 'Heavenly Habit' Northern Jacob’s Ladder (Polemonium boreale) flowers with delicate violet-blue, sweetly scented flowers on upright stems with lacy fern-like foliage. Bees and butterflies love the flowers that cover the plant from early-to-late summer, and you will enjoy this unique, low-maintenance perennial in both sun and part shade. At 10-12 inches tall it’s nice in borders, containers, rock gardens, and woodland settings. It grows best in compost-enriched, well-drained soil that is moist. In sunny areas, protect Northern Jacob’s Ladder from extremely hot afternoon sun, it prefers mild temperatures. A great companion for hosta, columbine, and Oriental poppies. It’s compact form and height make it perfect for a gravelly slope, rock garden, or border. Mix with Vision® Violet Cranesbill for an exuberant color show. Deer resistant this hardy perennial is also generally pest-free. Cut back by half in midsummer to refresh if desired. Hardy in zones 3-7, the plant may be easily divided in spring for even more flowers.
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