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Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans 'Black Scallop'
Pronunciation: uh-JOO-guh REP-tanz
Common Name: Black Scallop bugleweed
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Ground cover
Key ID Features: Very dense ground cover; leaves leaves basal and then opposite on runners, rounded, crenate, deep purple; flowers upright, verticillasters crowded, deep lavender-purple, April-May.
Course(s): HORT 2355


Habit: Arching, Dense, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded, Round
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.1 - 0.2m
Spread:0.3 - 0.6m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Exposure: Deep shade, Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Erosion control, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Herb, Small garden/space, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
Black Scallop bugleweed
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Basal, Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined
Surfaces: Lustrous
Colour in Fall: Purple
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Orbicular
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Decurrent
Margins: Crenate
Additional Info: form is

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Verticillaster
Flower Morphology:
Colour (petals): Showy, Blue
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

 
Fruit Type: Nut, Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Green
Fruiting Time: Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Not showy
 
Bark or Stem Colour:
  
Organ Modifications: Rhizomes, Runners (or stolons)
Propagation: Layering, Stem tip cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant
 
Location(s):
(GRB) GRass Bed
(GRBW) GRass Bed West : near monkey puzzle tree
(PPL) Pine PLanting
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