Ajuga reptans Black Scallop

Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Our Ref No : 9650
2 Ltr
7 in stock
£8.99
9 cm
3 in stock
£2.99
Ajuga 'Black Scallop' stands out as a premier variety among Ajugas, although its size may limit its suitability to larger rockeries. This remarkable ground cover plant boasts quick growth and features deep purple-tinted leaves that serve as a striking backdrop for its 30cm tall flower spikes in deep royal blue. Versatile in its growing conditions, Ajuga 'Black Scallop' thrives in various environments, making it a resilient choice for any garden. With blooms appearing from May to July, it adds vibrancy and allure to outdoor spaces.When considering companion plants for Ajuga 'Black Scallop', opt for low-growing perennials such as Sedums, Thyme, and Saxifrages, which complement its spreading habit and add diversity to garden beds. Additionally, it pairs well with spring-flowering bulbs like Crocuses and Snowdrops, creating a dynamic and colorful garden display. With its unique foliage and striking blooms, Ajuga 'Black Scallop' adds depth and beauty to any landscape, making it a valuable asset in garden design.
Common NameBugle
Approx Height (10 yrs.)15-30 cm (6-12")
Soil TypeAll
Soil pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
AspectSun, Semi Shade
HardinessHardy
Flowering TimeSpring to Summer
Evergreen/DeciduousEvergreen
Coloured FoliageRed-Purple Foliage
Bee FriendlyBee Friendly
Flower ColourBlue
Plant TypeAlpines
Alpines
One of the best of the Ajugas, but too big for all but the largest rockeries. A wonderful quick growing ground cover plant whose deep purple tinged leaves bear 30cm tall deep royal blue flower spikes. Will grow anywhere. May-July.

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