Ajuga, Bugleweed, or Bronze Bugleweed

Ajuga, Bugleweed, or Bronze Bugleweed

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Ajuga reptans

Bugleweed is a fast-growing herbaceous perennial used for groundcover. It spreads by runners and makes a mat of dark green leaves that become bronzed purple by the sun. Bears dense racemes of bluish-purple flowers on 4-6Ó scapes during the spring and early summer. When flowers are spent, tidy up by mowing on high setting. Makes a fine companion plant with taller perennials, leggy shrubs, and small trees; it can over plant spring bulbs such as Snowdrops or summer bulbs such as Fritillary. *Rarely Damaged by Deer* Attracts: Bees, Butterflies & Birds* Photos from: Wikimedia

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Perennial, herbaceous
Foilage Type Evergreen
Height < 1 ft
Spread 1-4 ft
Shape Creeping, spreading
Primary Foilage Color Green, dark, glossy w/purple, bronze tinges
Seasonal Foilage Color -
Flowering Season Early to late spring
Flower Color Blue, purplish
Berries -
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Sun to partial shade
Water Preferences