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Ajuga reptans '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 .
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Division

Divide in spring by separating rooted stems

Special features

Ground cover

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.
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