'Black Scallop' is an attractive jet black ground cover, with very dark, uniform, glossy scalloped foliage. The leaves are larger than 'Mahogany' and darker in colour than 'Catlin's Giant'. The foliage colour is intensified in full sun.
See it at Ellerslie Flower Show for the first time in New Zealand.This stunning black ground cover is topped in late spring / early summer with intense deep blue flowers held on small flower spikes. 'Black Scallop' is an excellent container and accent plant for the modern landscape. For an idea combine it with contrast specimen plants such as Yucca Colourguard, or foliage plants such as the new Campanula Kelly's Gold or one of the new colour range of Heucheras. Ajuga Black Scallop refers full sun to part shade in rich soil, which does not dry out. Easy care. Hardy. 0.15 x 0.6m.