Ground cover. This little guy comes back in the spring double! It spreads on the horizontal and vertical (with purple/blue stalks.) Leaves look like a beautiful watercolor painting.
- Sun or Shade
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
This plant is hardy in zones 4 - 11
Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.
My Current Zone
Blue flower spikes in spring above variegated burgundy foliage; tolerates deep shade and bad conditionsAward WinnerFall InterestHeat TolerantDrought TolerantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:3 - 6 InchesSpacing:10 - 14 InchesSpread:10 - 14 InchesFlower Colors:BlueFlower Shade:Blue-TrueFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Colors:PinkFoliage Colors:WhiteFoliage Shade:MulticoloredHabit:SpreadingContainer Role:Spiller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun or ShadeMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Late SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
Trailing habit; this hardy versatile foliage plant is fabulous in the landscape and containersMaintenance Notes:
Fast growing plants spread by underground stems to create a great groundcover. Divide clumps when plantings get over crowded. Remove spent flowers, shears or even mowing on a high setting can quickly take care of the old flowers.
This more delicate Ajuga has a trailing habit, pretty variegated leaves, and
blue panicles. Blooming is scattered in fall and summer, but profuse in spring. The younger leaves are an intense pink, especially in cool temperatures. A hardy, versatile foliage plant for landscapes, beds, and containers.Deer-resistant
stacy wilsonArkansasUnited States8 years ago
Absolutely exquisite. Combines well with huechera. I love the way it changes color. WHERE CAN I BUY IT? ZIP CODE IS 95693. I cannot find it anywhere.Susan MunozCaliforniaUnited States8 years ago
loses it's varfigated qualities without some sun. faithful little performer year after year regardless how it's treateddebIndianaUnited States8 years ago
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What you'll need
Color SchemePastel MixExposureSunPot Size12"