Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'

Chocolate Chip Ajuga

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

It is perhaps best utilized as a small area ground cover. It typically forms a foliage mat to only 2” tall of tiny, shiny, oval leaves (1/2” across) which are chocolate with burgundy highlights.


More About Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip'

  • Works great for small spaces
  • Dwarf plant with glossy deep maroon foliage
  • Violet blue flowers in May-June

‘Valfredda’, commonly sold under the trade name of CHOCOLATE CHIP, is a bugleweed cultivar that is most noted for its extremely dwarf habit and its chocolate foliage.


Height:

4-6 Inches

Spread:

12-15 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Ajuga reptans 'Chocolate Chip' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Edging
  • Ground Cover
  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature

Exposure

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

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Early Spring
  • Late Spring / Early Summer
  • Late Summer

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Creeping