Ajuga reptans, the wild bugle, is a robust evergreen with dark green foliage, bearing upright spikes of dark blue flowers from late spring to midsummer.
Ajuga ‘Black Scallop’ has evergreen, nearly black leaves. Plants quickly form a low carpet of rounded, glossy leaves, making it the perfect choice for ground cover in shady borders.
For best results grow Ajuga ‘Black Scallop’ in moist but well-drained soil in partial to full shade. It does well planted beneath shrubs and in containers, as long as the soil or compost doesn’t dry out. To propagate, divide plants in autumn or spring
- Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full shade, full sun, partial shade
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Soil type: Boggy / clay / heavy / moist
in 2liter pots