A hardy, clump forming, perennial. Commonly known as Jacobs Ladder this variety produces mounds of dark purple – fern like foliage, the foliage fades to green as the season progresses. The plant flowers in summer and produces purple to blue phlox-like flowers. Flowering period May – June. Height: 60cm. Spread: 45cm. Plant likes dappled, partial, and full shade in can contend with most soil types.