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Ajuga reptans

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Plant will be a cutting taken from an established plant in my garden.

Ajuga reptans | Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12
Plant Size
10cm × 10cm

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Common names

Bugleweed, Carpet bugleweed, Bugle, Brown bugle carpenter's herb middle compound, Middle consound, Yellow bugle

Description

Ajuga reptans (Bugleweed). This is a creeping evergreen perennial. The foliage is very attractive and ranges from a deep green laced with bronze to a pink-cream. The flowers are deep blue and held on spikes above the leaf rosettes.

Cultivation

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.

Interest and use

Ground cover, shade, rock garden, walls and rock cover.

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Ajuga reptans | Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Humus-rich, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12
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