Moisture retentive soil
Well drained soil
Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz' is a low growing perennial which produces gorgeous rounded purple foliage. 'Braunherz' is usually grown for its foliage however it does produces dark blue flower spikes
In late spring big blue flower spikes are held upright above the glossy, metallic purple leaves that hug the ground.
Lilac-pink flower spikes with purple bracts appear on this ground covering plant in early summer. The dark green foliage hugs close to the ground, forming a dense mat that neatly suppresses weeds.