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Bugle

Ajuga reptans

Carpenter's herb, Brown bugle, Middle compound, Middle consound, Yellow bugle

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This low creeping plant is excellent ground cover for a shady location & is very attractive to pollinating insects with its spikes of blue flowers in spring.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Spring, Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division
separating rooted stems

Special features

Geography

Origin
Eurasia

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 ground cover of banks and slopes as well as flower borders and beds. Ideal for under-planting deciduous trees. It suits a range of garden styles from informal cottage to wildflower meadow gardens

Personality

Family
Lamiaceae
Flower colour
Blue, Purples
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest free
Powdery mildew
Powdery mildew
Erysiphaceae

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