Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'

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  • Common Name: Chocolate Chip Bugleweed
  • Plant Story:

    A really fun Ajuga to have in the garden. It is most noted for its extremely dwarf habit and its chocolate foliage. It is perhaps best utilized as a small area ground cover. It typically forms a foliage mat to only 2” tall of tiny, shiny, oval leaves (1/2” across) which are chocolate with burgundy highlights.

  • Type: Ground Cover Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Blue
  • Planting Zone: 4-9
  • Height: .25- .75 ft
  • Spread: .5-.75ft
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Ground cover
  • Leaf: Oval leaves with burgundy highlights
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Crown rot
  • Form: Ground Cover
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Invasive. Cultivar also sold by the name Chocolate Chip in a dwarf version with chocolate foliage.


Chocolate Chip Bugleweed - Additional Photos