Native to Europe Bugleweed is a ferociously invasive groundcover that is hard to get out of an area once it has established.  It’s colourful flowers and foliage are very popular and ideal if you have a hard to plant area where you want trouble free coverage.  It’s tightly packed creeping habit is great at keeping weeds at bay and if you so wish the plants can be divided in the Spring or Fall.


Ajuga sp.

  • Light Exposure: Sun-shade
  • Soil Type: Fertile, moist, well draining
  • Height: 4-9″
  • Width: 6-18″
  • Bloom Time: Spring to early Summer
  • Bloom Colour: Purple, blue, white, pink
  • Foliage Colour: Dark green, maroon, bronze, purple
  • Pests and Disease: Crown rot
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders, groundcover, slopes
  • Special Features: Attractive foliage
  • Zone: 3-9

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