Zones: 3 to 9
Size: 4 to 12" tall, 24" spread
Growth Rate: Fast
Exposure: Part Shade, Shade
Stoloniferous spreading, evergreen groundcover. Do not plant on the edge of a lawn because it will spread into the lawn. Blue flowers in late spring to summer. Prefers well-drained soil but will tolerate clay. Attracts bees.
- Ajuga reptans 'Bronze Beauty'
- Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'
- Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'
- Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' ('Valfredda')
- Ajuga reptans 'Mahogany'
- Ajuga reptans 'Metallica Crispa'
- Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning'
Published in Sp. Pl. 2: 561 in 1753.
Native to Algeria, Tunisia, Turkey, Iran, Russia and most of Europe, including the United Kingdom.