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Polemonium ‘Heaven Scent’ (PBR)
(Jacob's Ladder)


Great for wildlife
May - July
45cm x 45cm
Partial Shade, Sun
Foliage Colour
Fully Hardy

Great for both it’s foliage and flowers ‘Polemonium Heaven Scent’ is an eye-catching perennial. In early Spring dark purple, fern-like leaves emerge and make a lovely foil for the clusters of scented blue flowers that float on tall stems above the foliage. This very free-flowering perennial is perfect for the middle of a flower border or patio container and is loved by bees and other pollinating insects.

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Flowering Period
Fully Grown Size
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Light Level
RHS Plants For Pollinators
RHS Garden Merit Award
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Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' graces our curated collection as a sensory delight, wowing garden lovers with its aromatic blooms and exceptional foliage. The delicate fragrance emanating from the clusters of sky-blue flowers adds an enchanting olfactory element to your garden, creating a truly immersive experience. Beyond its scented nature, 'Heaven Scent' also boasts remarkable foliage that adds a touch of interest to your garden space. The fern-like, green leaves feature an exquisite colour palette, contributing to the overall visual appeal of this perennial. This Polemonium variety earns its place in our range not only for its sensory attributes but also for its ecological significance. Recognised with the RHS Plants for Pollinators award, 'Heaven Scent' plays a crucial role in supporting pollinators such as bees and butterflies, contributing to the health and biodiversity of your garden. With its aromatic blooms, stunning foliage, and pollinator-friendly nature, Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' stands as a versatile and valuable addition to any garden. Whether enhancing cottage gardens, wildlife-friendly landscapes, or adding fragrance to contemporary designs, this perennial invites both seasoned and novice gardeners to indulge in the beauty of 'Heaven Scent.'        

Planting Conditions

To establish a flourishing display of Polemonium 'Heaven Scent,' select an ideal planting site with rich, well-drained soil. This perennial prefers a location with sun to partial shade, shielding it from intense sunlight. Adequate spacing, approximately 12-18 inches apart, allows for proper air circulation and optimal growth. Incorporate organic matter into the soil during planting to enhance fertility. Plant during the cool seasons of Spring or Autumn for optimal establishment. Following these prudent planting conditions ensures the health and vibrancy of 'Heaven Scent' in your garden, contributing to a delightful and charming perennial for your garden.

Watering & Feeding

Maintaining the well-being of Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' involves strategic watering and feeding practices. Water consistently to keep the soil consistently moist, especially during dry spells, while avoiding waterlogging. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertiliser in Spring to provide essential nutrients for robust growth. These watering and feeding routines, when executed with care, contribute to the perennial's overall health and enhance its ability to produce the delightful, fragrant blooms that characterise 'Heaven Scent.' With attention to these essential tasks, your garden will be adorned with a thriving and charming display.

General Care

Caring for Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' involves general maintenance and prudent pruning. Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage prolonged blooming and maintain a neat appearance. Pruning may be necessary after the flowering season to enhance the overall shape and promote fresh growth. This perennial is generally low-maintenance, and occasional tidying up supports its health and aesthetics. Embracing these simple care practices, and Polemonium 'Heaven Scent' will reward your garden with its fragrant blossoms and lush foliage, creating a delightful and vibrant garden space.