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Plant Variety

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Jacob's Ladder (9 of 14)

Plant in rich, organic soil that is moist but well-drained
Plant in partial to full shade
Height: 12 inches; Width: 12 inches
Hardy in USDA zones (3)4-7:
Zone 3: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; may be marginally hardy in this zone.
Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in partial shade; avoid exposure to salt; mulch heavily after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 6: Plant in spring; plant in partial to full shade; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring.
Zone 7: Plant in early spring; plant in full shade; mulch after first frost; pull back mulch in spring; may languish in warmer areas of this zone.

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