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Bugle

Ajuga spp.

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5cm

Max

50cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bugle Overview

Ajuga is a genus of around 64 annual and perennial herbaceous plants, within the mint family of Lamiaceae. Featuring evergreen and semi-evergreen species, this spreading genus can handle both sun and shade. They grow vigorously in moist conditions from rhizomes and runners and are fully hardy, thus makes brilliant ground cover. The often blue flowers are double-lipped, tubular and grow up to 40cm in whorls during spring and summer.

Common problems with Bugle

How to propagate Bugle

Division

Propagation is by division in the spring or autumn.

Special features of Bugle

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Bugle

Grown for ground cover.

Spring Flowering Perennials for Pollinators

These spring flowering perennials are perfect for attracting pollinating insects.

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