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Plant family: polemoniaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the polemoniaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Cobaea scandens cup and saucer vine; cathedral bellsannual/tender perennial purplevine to 20 ft
Gilia capitata blue thimble flowerannual blue (spring-summer)8-10"
Gilia tricolor birds' eyesannual blue/violet (summer)12-18"
Ipomopsis rubra standing cypressbiennial/perennial (Z6-9) red (summer)24-48"
Linanthus pungens granite prickly phloxperennial (Z3-7) white or pink4-12"
Navarretia squarrosa skunkweed; pincushion plantannual blue (early summer)4"
Phlox 'Paparazzi Paris' perennial (Z5-9) lilac (spring-summer)6-8"
Phlox divaricata wild blue phloxperennial (Z3-8) lavender-blue (spring)9-12"
Phlox drummondii 'Phlox of Sheep' annual phloxannual pink-apricot pastels and white (summer)12"
Phlox glaberrima 'Morris Berd' smooth phloxperennial (Z3-8) pink (June)2-3'
Phlox maculata 'Natascha' meadow phlox; wild sweet Williamperennial (Z3-8) pink/white (summer)18-24"
Phlox paniculata garden phloxperennial various colors (mid-late summer)2'
Phlox stolonifera creeping phlox; woodland phloxperennial (Z4-8) mauve (April-May)4-6"
Phlox subulata creeping phloxperennial (Z2-8) pink4"
Phlox x arendsii 'Ping Pong' perennial (Z3-8) pink (late spring-summer)20"
Polemonium brandegeei Jacob's ladderperennial (Z4-8) yellow8"
Polemonium caeruleum 'White pearl' Jacob's ladderperennial white2-3'
Polemonium caeruleum ssp. yezoense Jacob's ladderperennial (Z4-8) blue (mid-spring)18-24"
Polemonium caeruleum subsp. villosum 'Blue master' Jacob's ladderperennial blueto 12"
Polemonium carneum apricot jacob's ladderperennial pink-yellow18"
Polemonium foliosissimum flavum towering Jacob's ladderperennial yellow12-24"
Polemonium pauciflorum perennial (Z3-7) yellow (May-June)12"
Polemonium pulcherrimum western sky pilotperennial (Z4-7) powder blue (summer)3-6"
Polemonium reptans 'Stairway to Heaven' variegated Jacob's ladderperennial (Z3) blue (May)12"
Polemonium viscosum sky pilotperennial (Z4-8) blue or white (summer)4-20"

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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