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


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


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.


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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