Variegated foliage with green, white, and dark pink to purple markings. Spikes of blue flowers. Slower growing. Evergreen. Often used as a groundcover, bugleweed is happy in conditions ranging from drought to bogs. Can be grown under black walnut trees. Attractive to butterflies. Deer resistant.
Prefers light shade to partial shade with protection from afternoon sun. Happy in moist, well-drained soils, but will tolerate dry to wet once establlished. Can also tolerate clay soil. Can be grown under black walnut trees.