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Bugle

Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Bugle 'Catlin's Giant'

Awarded a RHS AGM this easy to grow robust semi-evergreen perennial forms mats of large glossy rich brown leaves with spikes of blue flowers up to 30cm .

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Division
Divide in spring by separating rooted stems

Special features

Geography

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Notes
This low maintenance plant is perfect for moist shade locations providing excellent ground cover on banks, slopes or the front of flower borders and beds. It can also be grown in containers and pots in shady courtyards or patios.

Personality

Family
Lamiaceae
Flower colour
Blue
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest free.
Powdery mildew
Erysiphaceae

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