Though the female usually builds the nest, some pairs share the work, and both incubate. If a Rose-Breasted Grosbeak pair raises a second brood, the male may take charge of the first while his mate sits on the new eggs.
Native shade perennial Jacob’s ladder gets its name from its foliage. The long compound leaves have small leaflets along a central stem that resemble a ladder. These plants are adored for their dainty, bell shaped blue blooms in spring. Plant Jacob’s ladder with he…; and other spring blooming perennials for stunning floral combinations.