Polemonium occidentale

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Species Name: Polemonium occidentale
Common Name: Western Jacob's Ladder

A lovely flower for moist situations. Interesting leaves contrast nicely against Western Sword Fern, Giant Chain Fern or Maidenhair Ferns.

Plant Family: Polemoniaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H x 2-3' W
Growth Habit: Solitary,erect, stems
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: June - August
Flower Color: Blue
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Bernardino Mountains, Klamath Ranges, Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Moist areas such as streamsides, ponds, wet meadows from 3000-10,500'

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