Ajuga – Burgundy Glow – Bugleweed – Ajuga reptans

Garden Height
3 - 6
10 - 14
10 - 14
Container Role
Flower Size
Flower Colors
Light Code
Light Level
Sun or Shade
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This more delicate Ajuga has a trailing habit, pretty variegated leaves, and
blue panicles. Blooming is scattered in fall and summer, but profuse in spring. The younger leaves are an intense pink, especially in cool temperatures. A hardy, versatile foliage plant for landscapes, beds, and containers.Deer-resistant

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  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant
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Resists: Deer

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.

Uses Notes:

Trailing habit; this hardy versatile foliage plant is fabulous in the landscape and containers

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Late Spring

Hardiness Zones: 11b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: Medium

Water Requirements: Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature: 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature: 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature: 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information:

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]:

4-5" and Quart Pot: 5-6
6" and Gallon Pot: 6-7
7-9" Pot: 7-8

Pinching and Growth Regulators:

None needed. Catlin's Giant may benefit from an application of B-9 at 2500 ppm or Sumagic at 2.5 ppm. Consider growing cool to help control growth.

Pest and Disease Management:

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.

Grower Tips:

Use a moisture retentive but well drained soil mix.

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