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Ajuga ‘Toffee Chip’


This plant is no longer for sale directly from TERRA NOVA® Nurseries. However, it may still be available through one of our licensees. Please contact our sales department for more information at 800-215-9450.

Way cool! This small-leaved groundcover is a fun departure from Ajuga 'Chocolate Chip'. Mature leaves are adorned with creamy gold margins around shades of gray green in the center. New leaves display brown and khaki shades. Blue flowers emerge from eight inch spikes.

USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 5-9
Size (HT/W/FL HT): 2″ / 12″ / 5″
Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Time(s): June, July

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Common Name Variegated carpet bugle
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Ajuga
species reptans
Plant Type Perennial
Persistence Evergreen
US Patent # PP18805
EU Grant # EU26499
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Growth Habit Clumping
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 2" / 12" / 5"
Finish Time Medium (6-8 Weeks)
Bloom Time June, July
Growth Rate Moderate
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color Blue
Leaf Color Green
Soil Prefers moist, humus rich, well drained soils.
pH 5.5 - 7.0
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Nutritional Needs 100 ppm
Dormancy Winter
Water (Greenhouse) Average
Water (Garden) Average
How Different? This is a variegated form of 'Chocolate Chip'. Compared to 'Dixie Chip' it is more vigorous and has a margined variegation rather than a mottled variegation.
Landscape Value It works great as a small scale groundcover, an edger, or in a container for sun or part shade.
Finish Time to 4" 8 - 10 weeks
Comments Rogue out any non variegated parts. Survived the winter in Denver, CO (Zone 5).
Grower Notes --
Ajuga 'Toffee Chip' - Product Profile
Ajuga 'Toffee Chip' - Growing Recipe

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