Introducing Feathered Friends™
Feathered Friends™, a brand new series of Ajuga representing a worldwide breeding breakthrough from Garden Solutions, will undoubtedly be both extremely popular and exceptionally hard to find once it debuts in 2021. Mast Young Plants is pleased to announce our semi-exclusive distribution of Feathered Friends™ for 2021!
Feathered Friends™, named for its feather-like foliage and the way it mingles nicely with other plants in combos, is bringing unprecedented color to America’s favorite ground cover plant for zones 4-8. They thrive in moist soil and full shade to part sun.
8 Things to Know About Feathered Friends™
- This series offers a world-wide color breakthrough for the popular ground cover ajuga
- Vigor is consistent with other ajuga varieties
- Fast finish time: if planted in the spring, they’ll finish in a quart or half gallon in about 5 weeks, and will take 8 weeks in a full gallon
- Zones 4-8
- Striking cobalt blue flowers
- Excellent combination plants for combo planters and could be combined with perennials or annual shade combo planters
- They’re evergreen and keep their foliage all winter.
- Arriving at retail for 2021
Feathered Friends™ offers never-before seen colors in this hardy ground cover, which is why we are confident in its demand at retail in 2021. The series includes small-leafed varieties and big-leafed varieties.
Small-Leafed Varieties Available from MYP
Cordial Canary: the world’s first gold-foliaged small leafed ajuga with cobalt blue flowers. Available from MYP in full trays and combination trays.
Fancy Finch: the world’s first orange-tricolor. In sunny conditions it will grow orange, and in shady conditions will feature orange, lemon, and lime-green leaves. Available from MYP in full trays and combination trays.
Noble Nightingale: shiny metallic black leaves. Available from MYP in combination trays.
Large-Leafed Varieties Available from MYP
Tropical Toucan: the world’s first yellow-gold foliage with contrasting cobalt blue flowers. Available from MYP in full trays and combination trays.
Fierce Falcon: metallic jet black foliage. Available from MYP in combination trays.
We’re receiving plugs in the next month and will trial these in our outdoor trial garden area this summer. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn for updates from the trial gardens on this as well as other new-for-2021 varieties!