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Mahogany Bugleweed
Ajuga reptans

  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Fall
  • Mature Size
    • 3 - 6 Inches
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Mahogany Bugleweed Ajuga reptans
Part Sun to Sun 3 - 6

Features

Deep, rich mahogany leaves and blue flowers in spring; tolerates deep shade and bad conditions

Award Winner
Fall Interest
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Characteristics

Duration: 
Perennial
Garden Height: 
3 - 6 Inches
Spacing: 
12 - 18 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Shade: 
Blue-True
Foliage Colors: 
Purple
Foliage Shade: 
Black/Purple
Habit: 
Spreading
Container Role: 
Spiller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Late Spring
Bloom Time: 
Early Summer
Hardy Temperature: 
-28°F
Hardiness Zones: 
4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses: 
Container
Uses Notes: 

This robust and hardy Ajuga looks great in the landscape, beds and containers

Maintenance Notes: 

Fast growing plants spread by underground stems to create a great groundcover. Divide clumps when plantings get over crowded. Remove spent flowers, shears or even mowing on a high setting can quickly take care of the old flowers.

Award Year Award Plant Trial
2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
2006 Arboretum Approved Dallas Arboretum
  • Bold & Determined
    Color SchemeEarth Tones
    ExposureSun
    Pot Size18 Inches
    Nothing is stopping this combination from satisfying your every expectation.
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