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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 or Retail Sources.


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

SKU: AJUTC Categories: ,
Common Name Variegated carpet bugle
Family Lamiaceae
Genus Ajuga
species reptans
Plant Type Perennial
US Patent # PP18805
EU Grant # EU26499
Bloom Time June, July
Flower Color Blue
Foliage Color Green
Dormancy Winter
Exposure Full Sun, Part Shade
Growth Habit Clumping
Growth Rate Moderate
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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.
Most Active Growing Season Spring
Persistence Evergreen
Size (HT/W/FL HT) 2" / 12" / 5"
Soil (Garden) Prefers moist, humus rich, well drained soils.
Water (Garden) Average
Special Uses Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color
Comments Rogue out any non variegated parts. Survived the winter in Denver, CO (Zone 5).
Water (Greenhouse) Dry moderately between waterings.
EC 1.5 – 2.0
pH 5.5 – 7.0
Fertility Needs 100 ppm
Finish Time to 4″ 8 – 10 weeks
Finish Time to Gallon
Day Length for Flowering Day Neutral
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