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Polemonium reptans

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Polemonium reptans 'Blue Pearl' is a lovely herbaceous plant native to North America with a long flowering period and attractive sky blue flowers in late spring and summer. The fine leaves are dark green and this has a compact yet slightly creeping habit once established.

An excellent choice for under planting shrubs or trees.

Supplied Size: 3L containers

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Polemonium reptans | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Polemonium reptans | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April - September.
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Polemonium reptans 'Blue Pearl' grows to be a dense, clump forming perennial.
Height: 30 cm (1 ft)
Spread: 30 cm (1 ft)

Plant Finder: about Polemonium reptans

Common names

Creeping polemonium, Sweatroot, Bluebell, Greek valerian, Abcess root


Polemonium reptans (Creeping polemonium). This species produces good ground cover. The leaves are alternate, the flowers are blue and cup-shaped.


They are very frost hardy and easily cultivated in any moist, well-drained soil in sun or partial-shade. You can propagate the annuals from seed and the perennials from seeds or cuttings.

Interest and use

Border, edging, naturaliser, shade, rock garden

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -35°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

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