Polemonium carneum ‘Apricot Delight’ – (Jacobs Ladder)
This is a unique colour for polemoniums. The plant has tall stems which bear soft groups of pinky-apricot blossoms . It has attractive green, compound foliage from late spring to early summer, and it is very easy to grow.
This is a unique colour for polemoniums. The plant has tall stems which bear soft groups of pink-white-apricot blossoms . It has attractive green, compound foliage from late spring to early summer, and it is very easy to grow. It looks equally at home in woodland settings or rock gardens. ‘Apricot Delight’ will self-seed, producing extra plants.
The plants make strong, graceful mounds and are attractive even when not in bloom. They like a mostly-shady to semi shaded spot – on the woodland edge is perfect. They are resistant to rabbits.
Note : 15 seeds in packet
Sow indoors or under glass in autumn or spring. Surface sow onto moist, well-drained seed compost. Just cover seed with a sprinkling of vermiculite. Ideal temp. 15-18°C. Allow temperature to fall slightly at night. Germination takes 20-25 days approx. If temps. rise too high germination may fail. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle to 8cm pots and grow on in light shade. Overwinter under glass for the first year. Acclimatise and plant out the following year after danger of frost has passed.
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