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Week 21 – May 24, 2024

Plant Information

Ajuga tenorii Chocolate Chip

  • Ajuga tenorii Chocolate Chip - Bloom
  • Ajuga tenorii Chocolate Chip - Landscape
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Ajuga x tenorii

Common Name: Bugleweed

Hardiness Zone: 3a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring

Plant Habit: Spreading

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Attracts Hummingbirds, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: None or when needed only

Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height: 4" (10cm)

Width: 6 - 9" (15 - 23cm)

Exposure: Shade, Sun

General Information: Very cute ajuga with miniature rounded leaves and flowers that attract hummingbirds.
Excellent for small spaces, at garden’s edge, or in rock gardens, and lovely with gold or variegated hostas or Japanese painted fern.
Vigorous and disease resistant.

Grower Information:

• Mounded, dwarf form with narrow leaves and plenty of flowers. 
• Attracts hummingbirds.
• Excellent for small spaces.
• Vigorous and disease resistant.
This dwarf Ajuga has miniature, narrow, chocolate-colored leaves and blue flowers that attract hummingbirds. It’s ideal for small spaces, at garden’s edge or in rock gardens. It pairs well with gold or variegated hostas or Japanese painted fern. Grows in moist soil in partial shade or part-day sun as its foliage can scorch in full sun.