Ajuga 'Black Scallop'
- Glossy Scalloped Leaves,
- Compact Habit,
- Great as Edging
(Bugleweed) Ajuga ‘Black Scallop’ is a dark and mysterious groundcover, with nearly jet-black foliage. ‘Black Scallop’ is one of the darkest of any perennial! The dark evergreen leaves are very glossy, scalloped, and provide a wonderful ground hugging mat that is simply striking. Deep blue flower spikes in the spring compliment the dark foliage. ‘Black Scallop’ is easy to grow in sun or shade, but produces more intense color in full sun.
Common Name: Bugleweed
Plant Type: Perennial
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11What is my zone?
Max Height: 3 – 6 Inches
Max Spread: 8 – 10 Inches
Exposure: Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.), Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Nature Attractions: Bee-Friendly, Butterflies, Hummingbirds
Critter Resistance: Deer
Flower Color: Blue Shades
Soil Moisture Needs: Moderate, Moist
Design Use: Border, Combination Containers, Container, Ground Cover, Massing, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering): Late Spring or Early Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage): Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter