Ajuga Black Scallop
Ajuga reptans ‘Black Scallop’
Bugle ‘Black Scallop’, Ajuga reptans ‘Binblasca’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Black Scallop’ _ ‘Black Scallop’ is a dense, mat-forming, rapidly-spreading, evergreen to semi-evergreen perennial with ovate, glossy, wrinkled, scalloped, dark maroon leaves and spike-like whorls of deep blue flowers in late spring and early summer.
Mat Forming, Spreading
Dark-blue in Spring; Dark-blue in Summer
Maroon in All seasons
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Remove faded flower spikes.
Ajuga reptans ‘Black Scallop’ (Bugle ‘Black Scallop’) will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife
Best in moist soil in partial shade with some sun to maintain leaf colour. Ideal for growing under trees in moist soil. Will grow in shade but leaf colour will be less intense.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
North, South, East, West