General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6-12 inches
Plant Spread: 2 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Tolerates foot traffic
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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Common names
  • Geneva Bugleweed
  • Blue Bugle
  • Bugleweed
  • Upright Bugle

Comments:
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Apr 26, 2014 12:55 AM concerning plant:
    This ajuga is not invasive like the more common Ajuga reptans, so it can be used for smaller areas and alongside pathways. A nice feature is that it thrives in both sun and bright shade and it's also cold hardy.

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