|Common Name||Carpet bugle|
|US Patent #||PP22092|
|EU Grant #||--|
|Hardiness Zone||5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Growth Habit||Spreading / Trailing|
|Size (HT/W/FL HT)||6" / 18" / 10"|
|Finish Time||Fast (4-6 Weeks)|
|Bloom Time||June, July|
|Most Active Growing Season||Spring|
|Flower Color||Blue, Purple|
|Soil||Prefers moist, humus rich, well drained soils.|
|pH||5.5 - 6.5|
|Exposure||Part Shade, Full Shade|
|Special Uses||Deep South, Hummingbird Attractor, Pollinator Attractor, Winter Color|
|Nutritional Needs||100 ppm|
|Water (Greenhouse)||Dry moderately between waterings.|
|How Different?||It is a much faster and stronger grower than A. 'Chocolate Chip'. The thick leaves should stop or strongly reduce the winter botrytis problems for growers.|
|Landscape Value||It works great as a groundcover, an edger, or in a container for sun or shade.|
|Finish Time to 4"||4 - 6 weeks|
|Comments||Easy to grow. The thick leaves should stop or strongly reduce the winter botrytis problems reported from European growers.|
Ajuga ‘Blueberry Muffin’
An extremely vigorous small-leaved groundcover with dark new leaves and blueberry-blue flowers on eight inch spikes. A much faster and stronger grower than A. 'Chocolate Chip'. Weeds don't stand a chance against this dense habit. Leaves are thicker and more weather resistant.
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