Ajuga reptans 'Metallica Crispa'

Metallica Crispa Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed



Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Ajuga

Parent: Ajuga reptans

Category: Groundcover

Zones: 3 to 10

Size: To 6" tall and 12" wide

Growth Rate: Fast

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Evergreen. Deep purple-bronze leaves which have a metallic appearance in full sun. Blue flowers in spikes above the foliage in spring. Spreads quickly. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies and deer resistant.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

? pyramidalis

Lazy S

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