home  |  plants A to Z  |  location  |  opening hours  |  contact  |  plant fairs  |  NGS garden  |  Whatton House Gardens                  

Ajuga reptans Black Scallop

Evergreen perennial with glossy dark purple, almost-black leaves. Spikes of blue flowers.

Flowering period:  Early summer and often later.
Growing conditions:  Shade or part shade.
Special note:  Carpet forming. Ideal ground cover. Low maintenance.
Typical mature height:  6 inches ( 15 cms )
Hardiness:  Very hardy. Should withstand severe winters and exposed sites.
Cost:  4 (1 litre).

 view printer-friendly page