(Black Scallop Common Bugleweed, Common Bugleweed)
Black scallop common bugleweed, with its nearly black evergreen foliage, will add interest to any shady garden area. European in origin, these plants spread rapidly by stolons to form a dense carpet of beautifully dark vegetation. Spikes of pretty dark blue flowers appear in late spring and early summer. Plants are tolerant of poor soils but perform best in those that are evenly moist and well drained. Divide plantings every two to three years to prevent overcrowding and possible disease problems....
James H. Schutte
(Burgundy Glow Common Bugleweed, Common Bugleweed)
Growing more slowly than other selections of common bugleweed, 'Burgundy Glow' also produces more colorful foliage. An evergreen, perennial groundcover with beautiful dark green leaves suffused with bronze and silver, this shade-loving plant is European in origin. Bugleweed spreads moderately by stolons to form a dense mat of showy vegetation. Diminutive spikes of deep blue flowers appear in late spring and early summer. In the chill of fall and winter, the leaves turn deeper bronze and the newer...