|Common Name||Variegated Japanese Ajuga|
|US Patent #||PP21295|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Hardiness Zone||6, 7, 8, 9|
|How Different?||It is very well-splashed and more vigorous and uniform compared to 'Hanabi'.|
|Landscape Value||It works great as a groundcover, an edger, or in a container for sun or part shade.|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||3" / 14" / 3"|
|Soil (Garden)||Prefers moist, humus rich, well drained soils.|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Comments||Cool plant and easy to grow. Does well in the South!|
A sparkly new variegated Ajuga. 'Sparkler' has thick, dark green, shiny foliage covered in creamy-white splashes that light up the floor of a garden like nothing else. Come winter, the variegated foliage takes on amazing pink tones. Warm weather with new growth brings out even more variegation. A good accent in containers, as a ground-cover or as an edging for the border. Small blue flowers.
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|EC||1.5 – 2.0|
|pH||5.5 – 6.5|
|Fertility Needs||100 ppm|
|Finish Time to 4″||4 – 6 weeks|
|Finish Time to Gallon||8 – 10 weeks|
|Day Length for Flowering||Day Neutral|
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