Glossy near-black foliage topped by bright purple flower spikes in spring.
Plant Type(s): Groundcover, Perennial
Color(s): Blue, Lavender
Spring/Summer Care: No maintenance needed.
Autumn/Winter Care: No pruning or maintenance needed.
Fertilizer Needs: Ajuga can use a low rate of slow-release fertilizer in the first spring after planting. Once it is established, though, supplimental fertilizers are not necessary.