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Ajuga reptans 'Rainbow' /Rainbow Ajuga

Ajuga reptans 'Rainbow'   / Ajuga reptans 'Rainbow'
Foliage in cool weather
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Foliage in cool weather

Foliage with several colors

Close-up of multicolored foliage

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Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans 'Rainbow'
Common Name: Rainbow Ajuga
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Comments: Southern blight sometimes a problem in the warm months, especially in the hot, humid South. Ajugas seem to work best in small spot plantings, rather than in large areas of ground cover plantings.