Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Container
Tolerates wet sites
Long Blooming
Evergreen
Easy to Grow
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Water weekly during dry spells
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Riverbend Nursery (Courtesy of Lucas Sumners)

Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'

Bugleweed

Short spikes of blue flowers in spring. The low-growing chocolate-colored foliage with burgundy highlights spreads quickly. Does best under light shade in moist soils. Keeps weeds away with its thick growth.

Height:

3-6 Inches

Spacing:

12"

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Time:

Spring

Bloom Color:

Blue.

Ajuga (a-jeu'-gah)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Bugleweed

Beautiful foliage in rich greens, burgundy or colorful variegations is an excellent ground cover or edging plant for a wide range of growing conditions, attractive blue, white or pink flower spikes in mid to late spring.

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