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Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

Bugle - Ajuga reptans  'Burgundy Glow'

Common Name: Bugle
Genus: Ajuga
Species: reptans
Cultivar: 'Burgundy Glow'

Category: Groundcover Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for ground cover

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.10 m (10 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Blue
Foliage Colour: Green, Red, CreamFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained




A useful plant for the edge of a shady border Ajuga also makes good groundcover as it soon knits together to form an evergreen carpet. This one has multi-coloured evergreen foliage with wine red splashes and cream margins and dense upright spires of deep blue flowers in spring. Tolerates sun or shade and poor soils but does not like to dry out.

  • Garden care: To rejuvenate and minimise congestion lift and divide clumps in late autumn or early spring every two years.


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