Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'
Common Name: Bugle
Cultivar: 'Catlin's Giant'
Category: Groundcover Plants
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Suitable for ground cover, Has interesting foliage
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 0.45 m (45 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 0.60 m (60 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Evergreen||Flower Colour: Purple|
|Foliage Colour: Bronze, Purple||Flowering Period: May|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
- Garden care: To rejuvenate and minimise congestion lift and divide clumps in late autumn or early spring every two years.
A useful plant for the edge of a shady border Ajuga also makes good groundcover as it soon knits together to form an evergreen carpet. This one has large glossy bronze-purple leaves with dense upright spires of purple spring flowers. This variety is perfect for covering large areas since it has bigger leaves and is particularly vigourous. It also copes well with sun and poor soils but does not like to dry out.
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