Ajuga 'Black Scallop', is a low growing groundcover that has the darkest purple leaves of any ajuga and beautiful tubular blue flowers in spring and throughout summer. These tubular flowers are loved by butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds. Useful as a front of border groundcover, in mass plantings, for erosion control, and container plantings. An easy to care for perennial.
Mature Plant Size: 3"-4" Tall, 12"-14" Spread
Bloom Time: May - July
Light Exposure: Full Sun - Full Shade (foliage is more intense in full sun)
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.0
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Containers Size: 2.5" Plug (6 Plants/unit)
Fertilizer: Apply compost or an all purpose granular fertilizer around plants in early spring.
Water: Monitor plants through first year for moisture; water deep and inconsistently to encourage the roots to go deep. Once established water supplementation should only be needed in extended drought situations or if planting in full sun.
Patented plant - Cannot be propagated without proper consent.