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AJUGA reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Commonly known as Bugle, Carpenter's herb

Large bronze leaves, blue flowers
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Ovate to oblong, spoon-shaped leaves to 15cm (6in) long.
  • Blue
  • Height
    15cm (6in)
  • Spread
    60-90cm (24-36in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
    Creeping rhizomatous perennial spreading by stolons
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full shade
  • Partial shade
    Foliage will scorch in full sun.

AJUGA reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A much larger cultivar
    Pests & Diseases
    Powdery mildew.
    Place of origin
    Caucasus, Europe, Iran.
  • Flower Shape
    Spikes
    Spike-like whorls to 20cm (8in) tall
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
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    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Any moist soil.
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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Ajuga reptans - Growing Guide

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