Chocolate Chip Bugleweed
Ajuga reptans

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).  Curious, spreading, miniature chocolate foliage; lacy blue flowers in spring; tolerates deep shade and bad conditions.  Sold in quart container.


  • Fall Interest

  • Heat Tolerant

  • Drought Tolerant


Plant Type:  Perennial
Height Category:  Short
Garden Height:  3 - 6 Inches
Spacing:  10 - 12 Inches
Spread:  10 - 12 Inches
Flower Colors:  Blue
Flower Shade:  Blue-True
Foliage Colors:  Purple
Foliage Shade:  Black/Purple
Habit:  Spreading

Light Requirement:  Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category:  Easy
Bloom Time:  Early Summer / Late Spring
Hardiness Zones:  4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category:  Average
Uses:  Container Landscape
Landscape Uses: Chocolate Chip's petite foliage is fabulous in containers, beds and borders

Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'