AJUGA Ajuga reptens ‘Atropurpurea’ (ah-JOO-ga REP-tans)
Evergreen for sun to part shade
3 - 6” groundcover 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. Hardiness Zones 3 - 9.
USES: Ground cover for small areas.
PROBLEMS: Nematodes are a real problem. Do not invest much money in this plant.