Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' - Bugle variety

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Image of Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' - Bugle variety
Image of Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' - Bugle variety
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  • Evergreen

  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for shade

Evergreen rosettes of multi-coloured foliage give interest all year. Leaves have cream markings and pinkish-red splashes which intensify during cold spells. The upright spikes of violet-blue flowers which appear in spring are a magnet for bees. 

Prefers a moist soil in partial shade. 

Height: 6 - 12 inches / 15 - 30cm                      

Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm

Lynne's notes:

Ajuga as a species is often despised as weedy ground cover. This seems very unfair to me. I consider 'Burgundy Glow' the prettiest variety. When grown well on soil which does not dry out, it forms a stunning mat of glossy, pink tinted, green and cream foliage. The spikes of rich blue flowers which appear in spring, are really lovely and provide a pleasing contrast to the foliage plus provide an early food source for bees.

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