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Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Elf’

Bugleweed

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Features

  • BloomsMay to June
  • Height0.15m to 0.15m
  • Spread0.3m
  • Speed of GrowthFast
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourDeep pink
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Ajuga reptans ‘Pink Elf’ (Bugleweed). This is a compact cultivar, with mid pink flowers on purple stems. Leaves are small, rounded, shiny and mid green.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Rhizome, Herbaceous

Other common names

Carpet bugleweed, Bugle

Origin

Europe, Iran, Caucasus

Interest and use

Year round interest, path and border edging, shady areas, containers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Grow in a sheltered position. Can tolerate sun or partial shade. If growing in containers, keep them well watered.

Propagation

By division

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew

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