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Shiny, mahogany bronze leaves. Deep blue flowers in Spring.
Ajuga reptans ‘Braunherz’ (Bugle). This cultivar has shiny, very dark purple-green leaves forming a mat. Blue flower spikes grow to 20cm in height in late spring.
Watch out for crown rot; it can be a problem so plant in well-ventilated areas and divide every 2 to 3 years. Powdery mildew.
Grown for both foliage and flowers. Useful for path and border edging, containers and as a ground cover for shady areas.
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