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Polemonium ‘Brise d’Anjou’ (PBR ‘Blanjou’)
(Jacob's Ladder)

£12.00 £9.60

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Great for wildlife
May - July
60cm x 50cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Fully Hardy

Polemonium ‘Brise d’Anjou’ is a prized and popular addition to our range, celebrated for its interesting variegated foliage and exquisite blue flowers. The fern-like leaves, adorned with creamy-white edges, create a unique visual appeal, adding a touch of elegance to many garden styles. This perennial’s low-maintenance nature and overall charm make it a standout choice for garden enthusiasts, embodying the perfect blend of beauty and ease.

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Polemonium Brise d'Anjou; a captivating perennial that boasts delicate fern-like foliage in a mesmerizing combination of variegated hues, creating a tapestry of beauty. Polemonium Brise d'Anjou showcases leaves adorned with shades of green, cream, and pink, resembling an artist's brush strokes on a living canvas. The variegation dances along the leaf edges, adding an enchanting touch to its overall appearance. Each leaf is a work of art, inviting you to explore the intricate patterns and colours. But the allure doesn't end with its foliage. In late spring to early summer, Polemonium Brise d'Anjou blooms with clusters of delicate, lavender-blue flowers that gracefully rise above the foliage. The blooms provide a soft and serene contrast to the vibrant foliage, further enhancing its visual impact. This perennial is a versatile addition to any garden, adapting to both sun and partial shade with ease. Its mounding growth habit makes it ideal for borders, rock gardens, or as a stunning focal point in a container. Whether planted in groups or as a solitary beauty, Polemonium Brise d'Anjou adds an air of elegance and charm to any landscape. Caring for this botanical gem is a delight and with its moderate growth rate and easy maintenance, it is a favourite among gardeners of all skill levels. Polemonium Brise d'Anjou is more than just a plant; it is a work of art that transforms any garden into a captivating haven. Its variegated foliage and delicate blooms create an atmosphere of tranquillity and enchantment. Embrace the magic of Polemonium Brise d'Anjou and let it transport you to a garden paradise you'll never want to leave.  

Planting Conditions

Polemonium Brise d'Anjou thrives in planting conditions that provide a balance of sun and shade. It prefers a partially shaded location, with some direct morning or filtered sunlight. Well-drained soil is essential for its growth, preventing waterlogging and ensuring optimal root health. This versatile perennial adapts well to different soil types, but it appreciates moist soil to support its lush foliage and beautiful blooms. With the right planting conditions, Polemonium Brise d'Anjou will reward you with its stunning variegated foliage and delicate lavender-blue flowers, bringing a touch of enchantment to your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Polemonium Brise d'Anjou requires regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. It benefits from a deep watering session once or twice a week, especially during dry periods. However, it's important to avoid overwatering, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot. As for feeding, a balanced slow-release fertiliser applied in early Spring provides the necessary nutrients for healthy growth. Additionally, a light top-dressing of compost or organic matter annually can help enrich the soil and support the plant's overall vitality.

General Care

General care for Polemonium Brise d'Anjou is relatively easy, making it a joy to nurture. Regularly monitor the soil moisture to keep it consistently moist but not waterlogged. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage continuous blooming and maintain a tidy appearance. The plant benefits from a layer of mulch to conserve moisture and suppress weeds. In terms of maintenance, occasional division every few years helps rejuvenate the plant and promote healthy growth.