Ajuga reptans

Carpet Bugle, Bugleweed

Excellent with Hostas, Ferns and many spring-flowering bulbs, this fast-growing ground cover has glossy leaves often tinted with purple, cream and pink. The short spikes of small flowers bloom blue, purple, white or pink. Plant between rocks or stepping stones in woodland and rock gardens or in containers. Can be invasive. Best in full sun or partial shade with plenty of moisture. Tolerates dry conditions once established. Evergreen in mild winter areas. Plant in fall or spring.
Ajuga reptans, Carpet Bugle, Bugleweed
The attractive green to bronzy-green leaves grow rapidly. After blue flowers appear in spring, mow or trim old blossoms. Easy to divide. Do not let it dry out.

Attributes - Ajuga reptans

Plant Type: Ground Cover

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Early Summer

Flower Color: Blue, Pink, Purple, White

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 3 in. to 6 in.

Width: 2 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Hot Climates, Wet Soil. Container Plants, Low Maintenance.

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