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(Common Bugleweed, Mahogany Common Bugleweed)
Mahogany common bugleweed is an evergreen to semi-evergreen, perennial groundcover with glossy leaves of dark burgundy to black. This shade-loving plant is European in origin and spreads rapidly by stolons to form a dense carpet of showy vegetation. Spikes of pretty bright blue flowers appear in late spring and early summer. Plants will tolerate 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...