It is also called Greek Valerian. The plant can grow tall up to 90cm and has bell-shaped purple-blue flowers.
The foliage of the plant resembles a ladder.
The flowering time varies but usually is between mid-spring to early summer. The colour of the flowers also varies.
When planning to combine flowers of different colours this plants can provide a contrast to other colours in the background or along the borders as they tend to be much taller.
They prefer shady areas. Ideally, you should combine them with other shade-loving plants where you plant them.
A well-drained soil and regular watering are needed for the best results.
Make sure they do not get too much sun otherwise you will not have much luck with them.
Watch this video to know more about Jacob’s Ladder.
You can also plant it in a container.
Watch this video to see how the plant looks like.
Jacob’s Ladder Flower Facts Made Easy
All you need to know about growing Jacob’s Ladder Flower
Annual Or Perennial
When To Plant the Seeds
After Growing From Seeds
Flowers in Second Year
Late Spring/Early Summer
Lasts for 2-4 weeks
Mostly Blue, lavender, White, Yellow and Pink
Grows To 30 cm-90 cm Tall
Reaches Between 45 cm-60 cm Wide
Distance Between Plants
Needs About 45 cm
Early Spring With a Balanced Fertilizer
Prefers Shady Area or Partial Shade, Does not like Too Much Sun
Disease and Pest Resistant
Cut the Flower Stems Back to the Base
Remove the Yellow Leaves
Generally Low Maintenance