Ajuga - Bugleweed

Ajuga is also known as Bugleweed because the flowers on its 6 inches tall spike are two-lipped and tubular. Flowers are generally in hues of blue and purple but can be found in white and red. It is a drought-tolerant evergreen plant prized for its dynamic color that stays compact and thick year round. The oval glossy leaves are 3 inches to 4 inches long and grow opposite each other in rosettes. The foliage has color schemes from dark green to bronze to purple and there are many variegated forms.

To learn more about ajuga, read our article, Ajuga: A Low Maintenance Ground Cover.