Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 9
May - June
Quick spreading ground cover with spikes of violet blue flowers in the spring. Excellent groundcover in shaded areas and under trees.
Shade to sun with moisture. Remove old flowers after blooming and occasionally thin the planting to open up to better air circulation and prevent stem diseases.
'Catlin's Giant' 6-12 inches very large burgundy green foliage
'Burgundy Glow' 6-12 inches variegated foliage of white, pink, purple and green. Slow weak grower.
'Atropurpurea' 6-12 inches bronze foliage
'Mahogany' 1-3 inches black purple foliage
'Chocolate Chip' 1-3 inches very thin burgundy foliage
Good ground cover in shaded areas but may tend to get aggressive and find its way to the lawn