Native to shady environments, Jacob’s Ladder grows naturally in damp grasslands, woodlands, meadows, and rocky areas. No extra water is needed during the summer when cultivating the plant for reproduction. The plant’s long variegated leaves appear with a “ladder-like” formation.
The perennial flowers have heavy clusters of blue, lavender, pink, yellow, and white blooms in the form of tough stamens as long as they are not overwatered.
Jacob’s Ladder requires less sunlight than other native perennials and appears more like biennials
Also known as Greek Valerian, Jacob’s Ladder was first used for medicinal purposes in Greece to treat animal bites, dysentery, and toothaches. Still used in Western organic pharmaceuticals, especially in Europe, where it is native,
Jacob’s Ladder has a calming effect when used in tea or tablet supplement form
We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.