Polemonium pulcherrimum – Showy Jacob’s Ladder

A multi-stemmed perennial to 14″ tall. Compound leaves, with pairs of 1/2″ opposite leaflets, resembling ladder rungs.

Bell shaped flowers – blue (occasionally white) with yellow centers, clustered at the ends of the stems. Blooms May to July.

Found in open forest and meadows from low to sub-alpine areas.

Native to the coast mountains of southern BC.

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