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(Northern Jacob's Ladder)

A circumboreal plant, northern Jacob's ladder is a low-growing herbaceous perennial native across the lands surrounding the Arctic Ocean. Botton-sized yellow-eyed blue flowers appear on compact stems in late spring and summer above clumps of attractive, deep green, fernlike foliage. The flowers are larger and more fragrant than those of the common Jacob's ladder, Polemonium caeruleum.

Place northern Jacob's ladder in cool conditions and moist, well drained soil. Deadhead spent flower...

(Northern Jacob's Ladder)

A circumboreal plant, northern Jacob's ladder is a low-growing herbaceous perennial native across the lands surrounding the Arctic Ocean. The selection 'Iceberg Point' is unique with its silvery green foliage and flowers of purplish blue-violet with a white center eye. The foliage is nearly fern-like with the many oval leaflets on each leaf. Leaves are a highly glossy green with a silver sheen.

Grow 'Iceberg Point' in cool conditions and moist, well drained soil. Deadhead expired flower stems...

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Jesse Saylor

(Spreading Jacob's Ladder)

A lax, low-growing, creeping herbaceous perennial native to the central and eastern United States and eastern Canada, this charming plant produces pale violet-blue blooms on branching stems in spring. The dark green, ferny foliage is also attractive. White-flowered and variegated selections are available.

This perennial prefers moist well-drained soil and partial shade. Deadhead to prevent self-sowing. Plant in a woodland edge or shady border. Slugs may be a problem.

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Debbie Schilling

(Spreading Jacob's Ladder)

Spreading Jacob's ladder is a ferny-leaved, low-growing, creeping herbaceous perennial native to the central and eastern United States and eastern Canada. The leaves of the variegated cultivar 'Stairway to Heaven' are beautifully edged in white. Clusters of pale violet-blue blooms appear on branching stems in spring.

'Stairway to Heaven' prefers moist well-drained soil and partial shade. Deadhead to prevent self-sowing. Plant in a woodland edge or shady border. Slugs may be a problem.

(Spreading Jacob's Ladder, Touch of Class Jacob's Ladder)

A lax, low-growing, creeping herbaceous perennial native to the central and eastern United States and eastern Canada, this charming plant produces pale violet-blue blooms on branching stems in spring. The dark green, ferny foliage is also attractive. White-flowered and variegated selections are available.

This perennial prefers moist well-drained soil and partial shade. Deadhead to prevent self-sowing. Plant in a woodland edge or shady border. Slugs may be a problem.

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Christmas Fern)

Few hardy ferns offer the winter beauty of the evergreen Christmas fern. A native of the eastern half of North America, this forest dwelling beauty naturally exists on upland and lowland sites, so it will tolerate rocky outcrops and dry shade as well as moist, fertile stream side locations. Its adaptability and lush beauty make it an ideal hardy fern for woodland gardens and shaded rockeries.

The deep green fronds of this fern form dense, upright, radial clumps and are comprised of many simple,...

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Felder Rushing

(Blue Pickerelweed, Pickerelweed)

The pretty and prolific pickerelweed is a very common aquatic perennial that withstands fresh or brackish water. It is an emergent, or marginal, aquatic plant and prefers to be immersed in water a foot deep or less and naturally grows in wetlands and lake shallows in eastern North America from Canada to Florida.

Its large leaves are oval, linear or triangular. They are fully deciduous in northern areas and evergreen down south. The flowers are small and borne on upright spikes held above the...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Eastern Cottonwood)

Enormous and fast growing yet notoriously short-lived, cottonwood is one of the largest and most widely distributed North American hardwood trees, occuring in floodplains and other moist habitats over most of the eastern and central United States. This upright spreading tree has beautiful large triangular leaves that turn yellow in the fall. The extensive fibrous root system anchors the tree against floods.

This poplar is dioecious, with female and male flowers borne on separate trees in catkins....

(Eastern Cottonwood, Nor Easter Cottonwood)

This male selection allows the beloved cottonwood to dwell in the landscape without shedding any pesky cottony seeds. It retains the upright spreading vase-like habit and rapid growth of this widespread North American native, which occurs in floodplains and other moist habitats over most of the eastern and central United States. The large shiny pale green triangular leaves turn yellow in fall. The extensive fibrous root system anchors the tree against floods. This tree is susceptible to damage from...

(Cottonless Cottenwood, Eastern Cottonwood, Siouxland Cottonwood)

Developed in South Dakota, this male cultivar lacks the pesky cottony seeds of female cottonwoods but retains the upright spreading vase-like habit and rapid growth of this widespread North American native. It grows rapidly into a massive tree. The large shiny pale green triangular leaves turn yellow in fall. They are resistant to leaf rust. This tree is susceptible to damage from wind and heavy snow.

Like most of its clan this tree likes sun and moist well-drained soil and is an aggressive...