Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

Dark-Leaf Carpet Bugleweed (Black Scallop Ajuga): Patent PP #15,815

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Its spikes of blue flowers stand out against the dark foliage. For a quick weed-suppressing ground cover, space plants 10 to14 inches apart when planting .

More About Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'

  • Dark crinkled leaves appear almost black
  • Blue flower spikes in spring
  • Oversized foliage, very low and mat-forming habit

With beautiful dark, glossy foliage, ‘Black Scallop’ is so dark it appears almost black; this plant would be a great addition to a black-themed garden.

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4-6 Inches


30-40 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop' Characteristics


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Slow

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Fall Color

  • Bright yellow
  • Wine Red

Flower Color

  • blue with purple