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Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

AJUGA REPTANS 'BURGUNDY GLOW'

Ajuga reptans Burgundy Glow
Tri-colored foliage makes this plant quite an attractive AND useful ground cover in the everyday landscape. Pinks, white and purple set off amazing bright blue flower spikes of cover the foliage in May and June. Ajugas are extremely hardy groundcovers and resemble a colorful carpet spread over the landscape.
Spent flowers can be removed by mowing or using a string trimmer if desired. Divide if clumps become overcrowded. To divide, separate rooted stems or take root cuttings in early summer.

 

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Part Shade   Part Sun Foot Traffic:
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Bloom Time : Mid Spring
Flower color : Blue,Purple
Foliage : Evergreen
Foliage Color : Variegated
Growth Rate : Moderate 6"-10" a year
Habit : Spreading
Irrigation : Hand Water,Auto
Plant Height :
Planting Area Environment : Low Water (Dry area little to no water)
Seacrh Sun Exposure : Part Shade , Part Sun
Search Foot Traffic : Light
Soil : Peaty ,Sandy ,Gravel ,Normal
Spread : Continuous
Zone: 4,5,7,8,9
This Plant Is Hardy Above: -30
Additional Features:
Heat Tolerant No
Pool Area Yes
Deer Resistant Yes
Humid Area No
Kid Traffic No
Scented No
Dog Traffic Yes
Butterfly Friendly Yes
Attracts Bees Yes
Fire Resistant No
Erosion Control Yes
Attract Hummingbirds Yes
Attract Butterflies Yes
Attract Bees Yes
Deer Resistant Yes
Rabbit Resistant No
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 Tips from Fran
Excellent ground cover to use as an ornamental lawn alternative, with a light amount of foot traffic. Can be used as a lawn substitution if Ajuga blooms are cut back to make way for normal foot traffic. 
Also...this plant can be quite drought tolerant with the correct conditions, but can also whither under drought conditions as well. If you want to use this for drought conditions, please be aware that it is a bit "ify" for severe drought, but a drier location with intermittent watering may be just fine.
 
 
-Fran Hopkins,
 aka ˜ "The STEPABLES Lady"
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