Black Scallop Bugleweed

Black Scallop Bugleweed

Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca'

$15.00

This fast growing evergreen groundcover perennial offers unique texture and color to your landscape. Short spikes of deep blue flowers emerge from low dense mounds of very dark purple/black scalloped foliage. Black colour is intensified in full sun

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 0.75 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Early Spring, Purple, Blue
ZONE 4 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No fruit
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Latin Name: Ajuga reptans 'Binblasca'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Very dark purple/black scalloped evergreen foliage. Black is intensified in full sun

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used in edging or in a massed planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

 

Invasive:

Invasive

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms in mid-late spring; Great for small areas

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to full shade location

Drainage:

Requires average, moist well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Deadhead after flowering in order to get rid of spent flower spikes

Clump Division:

Can be divided in spring or fall

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Young shoots may be eaten in spring salads or sauteed. Has a long history as a medicinal herb and is said to have a mild narcotic effect when ingested. Used topically or taken internally for a wide range of ailments

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot