Ajuga 'Sparkler'

Sparkler Bugleweed

Newly planted

Newly planted


Patents: PP#21295

Family: Lamiaceae

Genus: Ajuga

Category: Groundcover

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: 4" tall to 14" spread

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Thick dark green foliage with creamy white splashy variegation, with pink tones in winter. Evergreen. Blue flowers in spring.

History: 

Patent application filed in 2009. Inventor Harini Korlipara of Canby, OR (Terra Nova Nurseries).

Originated in the inventor's labe in Canby from a plant brought back from Japan, unpatented, labelled Ajuga decumbens White Mottled.

Relatives: 

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.


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