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Ajuga – Burgundy Glow – Bugleweed – Ajuga reptans

Garden Height
3 - 6
Spacing
10 - 14
Spread
10 - 14
Habit
Spreading
Container Role
Spiller
Flower Size
Short
Flower Colors
Blue
Light Level
Sun or Shade
Proven Selections

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

Features

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

Resists: Deer

Award Winner

Drought Tolerant

Heat Tolerant

Fall Interest

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

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

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
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

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.