- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
Ajuga reptans is noted for the striking range of foliage colors and textures. 'Burgundy Glow' features tricolored foliage (white, pink and green) and blue flowers on 6\ spikes in late spring. In mass plantings, the flower effect can be very dramatic."
- Full sun to part shade
Ajuga reptans is easy to grow and easy to transplant. It prefers a well-drained shady location but also performs well in sunny areas. Soil should contain organic matter. A light, early spring fertilization is sufficient. Spreads rapidly.
Size and growth:
- 0.5 to 0.75 feet
- 0.5 to 1.0 foot
Bloom / flowers:
- May - June
Natural, Blue, Colored leaves, Showy flowers, and Ground cover
These low, creeping plants make a wonderful ground cover. Great for preventing erosion.
Ajuga is relatively care-free, however, it can spread, particularly in lawns. It is susceptible to crown rot. To limit damage from crown rot, rake debris regularly and keep the bed as clean as possible. Dig out unwanted plants to keep within boundaries. Avoid soggy conditions.