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Ajuga reptans Catlins Giant

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Wantirna
B9, C7
B3
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Wantirna
B9, C7
Size: 14cm
Available: 74
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.51 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $6.06 inc GST
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 42
$/Unit (EX GST): $5.20 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.72 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ajuga reptans Catlins Giant Bugle, Bugleweed, Blue Bugle, Carpetweed, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Mat Forming, Prostrate, Running

Description:
Compact, dense mat forming groundcover with glossy coppery, purple foliage. Spreads by runners and sprouts a sea of upright purple flower stems in Spring that sit approx 20cm high. Good bee attractor and great for running along the front of garden borders and under trees. Best in semi-shade, will tolerate full sun. Has a larger leaf than Ajuga reptans.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden

Pests & Diseases: Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist, well drained soils. Propagates easily by division - separate the root stems. Remove spent flower heads, if time is short, you can mow over the flowers for a quick tidy up. Will benefit from an annual application of slow release fertiliser. Protect from snails.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Purple
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: TBA

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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