Lush rosettes of finely divided, ferny, light to medium green foliage. Blossom stalks are typically leafy and bear clusters of bell-shaped flowers in spring or early summer. Good under trees. Grow from seed or from divisions made after bloom or in spring; give well-drained soil. Many species are choice wildflowers from Western mountains.Polemonium reptans
Native to the eastern U.S. Weak-stemmed plant grows to 1–1 1/2 ft. tall and 1 ft. wide; light blue, 3/4-in. flowers. Better known than the species is heavy-blooming ‘Blue Pearl’; it grows to 10 in. tall and 1 1/2 ft. wide and bears bright blue blossoms. Good choice for a shaded rock garden.
Dependable selection typical of the species.
Deciduous vine, native to Europe and Asia. Grows to 6–8 ft., with lacy, soft green foliage. Earl...
From the Pyrenees. Forms wide, 8–12-in.-tall mats composed of 1–1 1/2-in., soft gray-green...