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CURRENT MOON
 
Ajuga
 

                     

 

 

                                                  

                                                                                Evergreen for sun to part shade

Ajuga reptens ‘Atropurpurea’                                       3-6” groundcover

ah-JOO-ga REP-tans                                                  Spacing 6-9”

 

HABIT:              Low growing, spread by runners. Bronzy-purple leaves and purple flowers on  short  

                         stalks. It’s pretty when healthy but rarely is. Native to Europe.

 

CULTURE:         Well prepared beds with good drainage. Fairly high water and fertilizer requirements.

 

USES:               Ground cover for small areas.

 

PROBLEMS:     Nematodes are a real problem. Do not invest much money in this plant.

 

 

 

 


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