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Polemonium reptans

Creeping polemonium

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height0.2m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.3m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourBlue
  • Leaf ColourBright green

Description

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

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

Europe, North America

Interest and use

Border, edging, naturaliser, shade, rock garden

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Needs

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

Cultivation

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.

Propagation

You can propagate the annuals from seed and the perennials from seeds or cuttings.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew may be a problem.

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