Ajuga australis prostrate ‘Aussie Bugle’

Aussie Bugle is a great groundcover perennial for those difficult shady positions. It has an easy going nature and dense matting habit, and has spikes of mauve flowers in summer. The foliage is deep green tinged with purple. Suits most soil types, is frost tolerant and takes dry periods once established.

Family : Lamiaceae
Cultivar Name: Aussie Bugle
Plant Type : Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading, Variegated
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Ajuga australis 'prostrate'
Common Name : Australian Bugle
Height : 0.3
Flower Color : Mauve
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
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