Ajuga Chocolate Chip Bugleweed Lamiaceae Ajuga Reptans "Chocolate Chip" 2Gal

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Ajuga Chocolate Chip Bugleweed is a low-growing, herbaceous perennial plant that belongs to the family Lamiaceae. Here are some of its characteristics:

  1. Size: It typically grows to a height of 4 to 6 inches and spreads to a width of 12 to 18 inches.

  2. Foliage: The plant has small, glossy, dark chocolate-colored leaves with a slight bronze tint. The leaves are ovate or elliptic in shape and have scalloped edges.

  3. Flowers: Ajuga Chocolate Chip Bugleweed produces short spikes of blue-violet flowers that rise above the foliage in spring. The flowers are about 6 to 9 inches tall.

  4. Growth habit: This plant has a dense, mat-forming growth habit and spreads through runners.

  5. Light requirements: Ajuga Chocolate Chip Bugleweed grows best in partial shade but can tolerate full sun with adequate moisture.

  6. Soil requirements: It prefers well-draining soils that are rich in organic matter.

  7. Water requirements: It requires regular watering to keep the soil moist.

  8. Cold hardiness: This plant is hardy to USDA zones 4 to 9.

  9. Uses: Ajuga Chocolate Chip Bugleweed is commonly used as a groundcover or edging plant in rock gardens, borders, and woodland gardens. It can also be grown in containers.