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polemonium

(ˌpɒlɪˈməʊnɪəm)
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(Plants) a member of the genus Polemonium
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Noun1.polemonium - any plant of the genus Polemoniumpolemonium - any plant of the genus Polemonium; most are low-growing often foul-smelling plants of temperate to Arctic regions
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Polemonium - type genus of the Polemoniaceae
Jacob's ladder, Polemonium caeruleum, Polemonium van-bruntiae, Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae, Greek valerian, charity - pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers
Greek valerian, Polemonium reptans - erect or spreading perennial of the eastern United States
northern Jacob's ladder, Polemonium boreale - perennial erect herb with white flowers; circumboreal
Polemonium viscosum, skunkweed, skunk-weed - tall herb of the Rocky Mountains having sticky leaves and an offensive smell
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1999; Galen, 2000) reported that leaf photosynthetic rate at the time of flowering significantly declined with increasing corolla size in Polemonium viscosum under dry conditions, related to higher water use.
varions 13 Phlox hoodii 4 Plantago canescens 6 Polemonium pulcherrimum 2 Potentilla nivea 6 Rosa acicularis 3 Saxifraga reflexa 3 Saxifraga tricuspidata 2 Solidago simplex 11 Stellaria longipes 1 Townsendia hookeri 1 Anticlea elegans 1 Cladonia amaurocraea 1 Flavocetraria nivalis 1 Peltigera rufescens 2 Psora decipiens 1 Xanthoparmelia wyomingica 2 Unidentified mosses 5
Here's one to take your garden display to new heights - Polemonium, more commonly known as Jacob's Ladder.
POLEMONIUM are cottage garden favourites that look great in dappled shade.
Bumble bee behavior and selection on flower size in the sky pilot, Polemonium viscosum.
The relationship between flowering phenology and seed set in an herbaceous perennial plant, Polemonium foliosissimum Gray.
Measuring pollinator-mediated selection on morphometric floral traits: bumblebees and the alpine sky pilot, Polemonium viscosum.
Pollination in floral scent morphs of Polemonium viscosum: A mechanism for disruptive selection on flower size.
These farmers produce exquisite commercial varieties of flowers like Gaillardia, Lilly, Veronica, Verbena, Tiarella, Tradescantia, Sedum, Scabiosa, Rudbeckia, Polemonium, Peony, Penstemon, and Geraniums and Indian red roses that are much sought after in domestic as well as in European markets.
47) But if the ladder itself is charity, suggested by the alternate name "charity" for the common American wildflower Jacob's ladder (Polemonium reptans or Polemonium caeruleum), (48) then the lesson the narrator (and the reader) intuits is that charity is the means by which one can ascend to a true understanding and implementation of Christ's gospel.
Raby Castle Staindrop, regularly open; Bleach Green Farm near Durham, June 19; Westholme Hall, Winston, June 26; Thornton Hall, Darlington, June 26; Ashes House, Stanhope, July 3; Low Walworth Hall, Darlington, July 10; Bedburn Hall, Hamsterley, July 17; Cotherstone Village Gardens, Durham, July 17; Ravensford Farm, Hamsterley, July 24; Browside, Boldron, Barnard Castle, August 7: Polemonium Plantery, 28 Sunnyside Terrace, Trimdon Grange, August 28; Newby Hall and gardens, Ripon, regular openings.
Also, look out for the two new plants to be launched at the show from May 21-24 , the Coreopsis "Sweet Dreams" and Polemonium "Bressingham Purple"- available in Blooms Cardiff from the summer.