Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa' Bugleweed

$12.95
$12.95
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Description

Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa' has extremely crinkled and twisted shiny, dark green to maroon leaves. 'Metallica Crispa' Bugleweed is very compact with short spikes of blue flowers in spring to early summer. Plant Ajuga 'Metallica Crispa' in a container where its unusual foliage can be fully appreciated.

A slow-growing perennial plant, Ajuga pyramidalis 'Metallica Crispa' prefers protection from afternoon sun. It will tolerate conditions ranging from dry to wet. Bugleweed can be grown under black walnut trees and will tolerate clay soil.

Characteristics

  • Common Names: Bugleweed
  • Zones: 3-9
  • Light Requirements: Part Sun to Part Shade
  • Soil Preference: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Height at Maturity: 4
  • Width at Maturity: 8
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Bloom Time: Midspring to midsummer
  • Foliage Color: Green

Special Features

  • Attracts: Butterflies. Hummingbirds.
  • Tolerates: Deer. Rabbits. Clay Soil. Coastal Conditions. Drought. Juglone.
  • 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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All ship times are subject to change if extreme weather conditions are present here at the nursery or at the shipping destination.

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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