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Jacob's ladder

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Jacob's ladder

Perennial. Give it sun, but it is okay in most garden soils. It produces bell-shaped blue or white (cultivar) flowers.

Once used to treat conditions from syphilis to rabies. May help with fevers. Roots are used to produce a black dye. Attracts bees.

Polemonium caeruleum

Historic:

“Useful in malignant fevers and pestilential distempers.”
Culpepper

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