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Polemonium carneum
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Plant Type: Perennials

Soft bunches of pink-apricot blossoms sit atop tall stems above the attractive green, compound foliage from late spring through early summer.This is a unique color for polemoniums and it is very easy to grow. It looks equally at home in woodland settings or rock gardens. 'Apricot Delight' tends to self-seed, producing lots of plants to share with friends and neighbors.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow, polemoniums prefer a cool, moist environment with protection from afternoon sun. Deadheading will encourage sporadic reblooming in late summer. Though it seldom needs to be divided, it may be done in spring or fall.

Flower Color


Foliage Color

Green shades

Plant Spread

12-15 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

15-20 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture

Consistent water needs, Average water needs

Characteristics & Attributes


Mass plant, Border, Cut flower or foliage

Bloom Time

Late spring/Early summer

Critter Resistance

Deer resistant


Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests