Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' Bugleweed

$9.99
$9.99
Size

Description

Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' has small, narrow purplish-green colored leaves and spikes of blue flowers in early to mid-spring. Also known as Bugleweed, this evergreen perennial plant is short enough for use in areas with occasional foot traffic.

Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' is happiest in partial shade and moist, well-drained conditions. Ajuga can also tolerate clay soil and coastal conditions. Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip' can be used as ground cover that will tolerate moderate foot traffic. Space on 12" centers.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Dwarf Bugleweed
  • Zones: 4-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 2-4
  • Width at Maturity: 10-12
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Early to midspring
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits. Coastal Conditions. Drought.
  • Other Features: Container Plant. Evergreen.

Care and Growing Tips

This groundcover may need a barrier if you wish to stop it from spreading into a nearby lawn. A flexible rake can be used to easily remove leaf litter and debris from patches of Ajuga.

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Shipping Info

 

All orders placed now will be held until late August/early September when our fall shipping season begins. We stop shipping plants every summer due to the high temperatures. We appreciate your patience!

If you'd like to receive your order before our fall season, you can leave a note for us on the Cart page before you reach checkout. Please note that we will have to wait for a window of cooler temperatures to ship. We cannot promise any particular shipping date during the summer. 

 

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Please note: Depending on the time of year, the foliage of the plants may be trimmed to fit into our shipping boxes. This could delay the flowering of the plant, but many perennials actually benefit from being cut back.

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