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Ajuga Black Scallop

Bugleweed Black Scallop grows only 4 to 6 inches tall with glossy black scalloped leaves. Late spring flowers are blue. PP#15815 (Ajuga reptans)

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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 4-6" tall, Up to 36" wide
Light: Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 2AJUGA
Common Name Bugleweed
Botanical Name Ajuga reptans
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color Blue
Estimated Mature Height 4-6" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Up to 36" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Almost Black
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Acidic Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Dry, Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Borders, Groundcover, Erosion Control, Tolerates Foot Traffic, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

Description
Black Scallop is a dramatic Ajuga, with glossy year-round leaves and stunning deep blue flowers. Spreads well with plenty of moisture.

All about Ajuga: Gardeners have a love or hate relationship with this easy to grow evergreen perennial. If you have moist shady areas you'd like covered with a colorful blooming carpet, you'll love it. If you let it spread into your lawn, you'll probably hate it, since once it gets there, its hard to eliminate it.

Also called Carpet Bugleweed, Ajuga is a small, spreading member of the mint family (you can always tell mints by their square stems) with foliage and flowers in lovely colors. Many are bi-colored and/or variegated, and make a stunning show in the garden. Its perfect for moist, shady areas contained by retaining walls or other hard edging.

Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
  • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

    All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

  • Hosta Earth Angel

    Hosta Earth Angel

  • Garden Gloves

    Garden Gloves

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5.0

Beautiful!

By Iggy

from Rockville, MD

About Me Casual Hobbyist

Pros

  • Low Maintenance
  • Pest Resistant
  • Reliable Growth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Border Control

    Comments about American Meadows Ajuga Black Scallop:

    looks great hardy!

    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    most adaptable ajuga

    By Wild Horse

    from St. Louis, MO

    About Me Professional Landscaper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Hardy
    • Healthy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Ajuga Black Scallop:

        Very adaptable to a variety of soils and conditions compared to other ajuga cultivars. Beautiful dark color contrasts other shade plantings.

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        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
        • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

          All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

        • Hosta Earth Angel

          Hosta Earth Angel

        • Garden Gloves

          Garden Gloves

        Shipping

        Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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        As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

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        Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
        • All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

          All Annual Wildflower Seed Mix

        • Hosta Earth Angel

          Hosta Earth Angel

        • Garden Gloves

          Garden Gloves

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