Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning'

Pink Lightning Bugleweed

Newly planted

Newly planted


Patents: PP#22255

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Ajuga

Parent: Ajuga reptans

Category: Groundcover

Zones: 3 to 8

Size: 6" tall to 24" spread

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Grey-green foliage with creamy white variegation. Racemes of pink flowers. Tight habit, spreads by stolons.

History: 

Patent application filed in 2010. Inventor Marc R. Laviana of Kensington, CT.

Naturally occurring mutation of A. reptans 'Purple Brocade' discovered in August 2007 at the inventor's nursery.

Other Cultivars: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 4" pot from Santa Rosa in May 2012 and planted it in the Helipad Tiers Garden. It struggled all summer and disappeared in winter.


Sources of Information

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