Botanical Name: Ajuga reptans
Ajuga is a wonderful ground cover for partial shade to shady areas. Its evergreen foliage forms a dense, compact mat that remains attractive even when not in bloom.
Blue-violet flowers form in spring on 4 to 6 in. spikes creating a contrasting display. Leaf color varies by variety and hybrid. Ajuga spreads by stolons and will quickly fill in a garden bed.
» Type: Perennial/Biennial
» Zone: 3 to 9
» Height: 3 to 4 in.
» Colors: Shades of purple; leaf color varies.
» Attracts bumble bees