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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
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: 4-6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Variegated
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Bugleweed
  • Bugle
  • Carpet Bugle

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Location: In my garden
Date: 2007-03-30
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2021-07-31
Uploaded by sedumzz

6-pack tray
Uploaded by Hamwild
Uploaded by Hamwild
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-03-29
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-26

Date: 2016-08-24
Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Location: Twisp
Date: 4000-07-01
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Date: 2010-11-07
Location: South Jordan, Utah, United States
Date: 2020-10-06
Location: Main Botanical Garden at the Academy of Sciences in Moscow
Date: July
credit: Andrey Korzun
Location: Fairfax, VA | August 2022
Date: 2022-08-28
Location: Twisp
Date:
Location: Hidden Hills CA zone 10b
Date: 2014-07-20
The ones that get a touch of soft sun are growing much quicker an
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2023-03-29
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Farmer Johns Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-08-07
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-26
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: 2022-10-07
Bugleweed (Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow') in fall.
Location: Shade garden
Date: 2012-09-18
Single ajuga plant

Photo courtesy of Santa Rosa Gardens. Used with permission.
Uploaded by visitor
Location: DISCLAIMER: This is an old photo from an old phone. I don't know why, but the photos look "deep fried". sorry about that.
Location: Fairfax, VA | August, 2022
Date: 2022-08-21
Location: Clinton, Michigan 49236
Date: 2017-10-28
Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow', 2017
Location: Washington
Date: 2016-07-26

Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with Permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

 Photo Courtesy of Mountain Crest Gardens. Used with permission.
  • Uploaded by Joy

photo by ghislain118
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Comments:
  • Posted by imabirdnut (North Texas - Zone 7b) on Sep 18, 2012 5:31 AM concerning plant:
    Beautiful & colorful groundcover for shady areas
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Bought from a local nursery. Spreads, but not too aggresive. Beautiful color.
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