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Ajuga reptans/Ajuga


Spring flowers in a border planting

Clump is spring

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Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans
Common Name: Ajuga
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Blue
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Ground covers
Comments: Excellent ground cover for small, intimate plantings. Southern blight may kill a large amount to an entire planting in the warm months. Performs well among stones, pavers and other places where a small amount of soil exists.