Jacob's-ladder Polemonium caeruleum
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Also known as Greek valerian. A plant with brilliant blue cup-shaped flowers and delicate ladder-shaped leaves.
Growing mainly on north-facing, rocky hillsides they may mark our oldest meadows, treeless since the Ice Age.
Confined to northern England. Frequently found in the Peak District.
Best time to see
June-July when it flowers.
County flower of Derbyshire.