Perennial Pink Lightning Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10a
Plant Height: 4-8 inches
Plant Spread: 12-24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Other: Fast growing and easy to maintain. Grows under trees where other plants may have difficulty. Low, spreading mat of soft mint green, crinkle textured leaves with a white edge.
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Short, bubblegum pink flower spikes are produced in mid to late spring.
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP 22,255
Parentage: Sport of: Purple Torch

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Spring Blooms 2020 by critterologist Jun 21, 2020 6:53 PM 107
Good sources for perennials by SongofJoy Nov 17, 2013 7:31 PM 419

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