Exposure
Part sun
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Container
Long Blooming
Water Requirements
Prefers consistent soil moisture
Riverbend Nursery (M.S.)

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Black Scallop Bugleweed

Inky, scalloped oversized black foliage makes this eye catching bugleweed a best seller. Deep blue flowers accent the dark foliage from spring thru summer. For darkest color in foliage Ajuga Black Scallop should be planted in full sun. Use as a superb cover for the garden floor or as a dramatic touch to mixed containers. Black Scallop is more tolerant of variances in soil and moisture levels.

Height:

4-6 Inches

Spacing:

12-18" (30-46 cm)

Hardiness Zone:

4-11

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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