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Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea'
Bugle 

Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea'
Common name

Bugle

Group

Alpines

Family

Labiatae

Description

Bugle. Creeping semi-evergreen with purple leaves and spike-like blue flowers. Max Height 15cm. Max Spread 80cm. Flowers April to August. Partial shade. Hardy. Water thoroughly before planting.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Mat-forming
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
15cm
Ultimate spread
80cm

Colour

Flowers
Blue in April; August
Foliage
Purple - Semi-evergreen
Fruit
Green in September; November
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Partial shade Sheltered site
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist
Propagation
Division
Usage
Rock garden
Planting
Water thoroughly before planting

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Late winter Remove any dead or diseased wood; Remove crossing branches to help framework
Maintenance
Re-pot if necessary in spring using a suitable potting compost
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Mealy bugs; Scale

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Trolley
Regular 10 litre --- --- £16.97 £ 4