Jacobs Ladder Plant
Jacobs Ladder Plant: The evergreen climbing plant, Jacob's Ladder, is a North American native species. Although it comes primarily from Mexico, it is a resilient and hardy plant, well-adapted to most parts of the United States. In fact, American gardeners have enjoyed cultivating this lovely floral vine for about two hundred years—TN Nursery ships this vine to almost every growing zone in the U.S.A.
The name of the Jacob's Ladder plant has Biblical origins. In the book of Genesis, Jacob, a young man, dreamed of a heavenly ladder leading from earth to God. The climbing nature of this plant pays homage to that story.
Where to Use Jacob's Ladder in Your Landscape
Relative to other climbing plants, Jacob's Ladder stays relatively small. It generally grows to around three feet tall and is lovely when you place it on a small arbor, trellis, or a low fence.
They will also attach to tall, sturdier flowers and begin their ascent--some creative gardeners grow sunflowers in beds with Jacob's Ladder to create a charming purple and yellow show of color in the summer. It makes a great companion plant with any tall and sturdy flower to create a similar complementary display--the only limit is your imagination.
It needs a full-sun to partially-sunny spot in the garden if you want to see the glorious purple blooms. You can plant it in the shade if you need a low evergreen vine; however, it will not likely blossom in the full shade.
They require watering only during extended periods of no rainfall, twice-annual fertilizing (before and after bloom times), and well-amended soil. They are relatively easy-natured and won't demand much of your time.
The Captivating Beauty of the Jacob's Ladder Plant
Jacob's Ladder is a lovely evergreen vine that tops out around three feet high, making it very manageable for all. Order yours from TN Nursery today
The evergreen vine of Jacob's Ladder plant is a rich, deep green. It will give you a welcome respite of green even in the winter.
The flowers are white, blue-violet, or purple and measure about two inches across. Each flower has five oval petals that create a shallow cup shape. They bloom in attractive clusters containing up to six showy blossoms.
Jacob's Ladder Plants are available to purchase at TN Nursery
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I just received my jacobs ladder roots and have planted them. I already have tiny leaves sprouting after just a few days so I have high hopes that these will be very nice!
I love the different flowers you all have and it’s so easy to order and get them very fast
Planted my plants in early March and I already have blooms. Thanks for the nice plants.
Large Bare Root Bulbs. Nicest ones I've seen in awhile
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