"Flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking; but even on solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it."

- Vita Sackville-West

About Blue Bugleweed Ajuga genevensis

Ajuga genevensis is a perennial plant (flowering between April and July) growing to a height of between 10 and 30cm. Evergreen, it has long-stalked, basal leaves which are shallowly lobed or toothed. Also called Blue Bugleweed, it is a member of the family Lamiaceae.
Ajuga genevensis is found on the edges of dry woods, as well as in thickets and grasslands. It is found at various locations around Europe including Sweden, France, Italy, Romania, Britain and from Macedonia to Caucasia. It can also be found growing wild in North America as a result of seeds that have escaped from gardens. It is used as an ornamental plant in gardens worldwide.

These plants are attractive to bees, butterflies and birds. They need water regularly, but do not overwater them.
Their bloom color is blue-violet and their bloom time is late spring/early summer