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Ajuga WALBERTON’S® ‘Black Scallop’

Ajuga reptans

PlantHaven ICON Collection LogoSimply the best Ajuga for midnight-dark foliage, rich blue blooms, and great adaptability to varying soils and moisture levels!

Ajuga reptans WALBERTON’S® ‘Black Scallop’ is a stunning groundcover with very dark, uniform, glossy scalloped foliage, and a dense compact habit. The leaves are larger than ‘Mahogany’ and the foliage color is intensified both in full sun and cold temperatures.

‘Black Scallop’ has been found to be resistant to powdery mildew and it is heat resistant. This stunning black ground cover is topped in late spring/early summer with intense deep blue flowers held on small flower spikes. ‘Black Scallop’ is an excellent container and accent plant for the modern landscape.

Origin: United Kingdom

Description / Plant Notes:

  • Zone 4 (-30°F or -34°C)
  • Full sun to part shade
  • Great for patio pots, combos, and as a striking accent plant

Patent Status: PP 15,815

PK Sheet
USDA Zone: 4 - 9
Height: 2 to 3-inches
5 to 8-centimeters
Spread: 6 to 10-inches
15 to 25-centimeters
Seasons: Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Summer
Flower Colors: Blue
Foliage Colors: Raven-black
Light Levels: Full-Sun
Growth Habit: compact spreading groundcover
Usage: Container Gardens, Containers, Garden border, Gardens, Ground cover, Landscapes, Mass landscape planting, Pollinator Plant, Pots
Patent Status: PP 15,815
Origin: United Kingdom

Grower Culture

Media: Well-draining media
Water: Well-Drained to Moderate
Crop Timing from Rooted Liners:
4-inch: 6 to 8-weeks with 1 ppp
1-gallon: 8 to 12-weeks with 1 ppp
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