Jacob's Ladder is an herbal perennial in the
Other Names: Greek Valerian, Polemonium,
Van Brunt's Polemonium, Jacob's ladder, Eastern
Jacob's Ladder, Bluebell, Skunk Weed,
Descriptions: Jacob's Ladder has lacey
fern-like foliage and tiny bell like flowers on
Size: Jacob's Ladder plants stand 1 to
3 feet tall.
Symbolism: Jacob's Ladder symbolizes "coming
Grow Details: Jacob's Ladder are easy
to grow and fairly tolerant of their conditions.
Soil Type: Well-Drained
Soil - Tolerant
Soil PH: PH 6.2 -7.0
Light: Sun to Part Shade to Full
Grow Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Height: Jacob's Ladder plants stand
1 to 3 feet tall.
Flower Colors: Purple, White, Pink,
Propagation: Jacobs Ladder is propagated
by seed or by division in the fall or spring.
Division/Transplants: Divide in the
Fall or Spring.
Blooming Period: Spring to Early
Herbal Remedy Properties: Herbalists have
traditionally used Jacobs Ladder as a cough remedy,
diuretic. Jacob's Ladder is also used to treat
Native Area: Jacob's Ladder is native
to North America, South America and Eurasia.