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Ajuga reptans Jungle Beauty

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Wantirna
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 18
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.99 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.49 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ajuga reptans Jungle Beauty Bugle, Bugleweed, Blue Bugle, Carpetweed, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Ajuga Jungle Beauty is a colourful rhizomatous perennial groundcover has leaves approx 10cm long. The foliage is deep green with a blue tinge and quickly forms a dense mat. Purple-blue flowers appear late spring to early summer above the foliage. Ajuga Jungle Beauty is low maintenance, makes an excellent ground cover, great in borders, rockeries and pots.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Powdery Mildew, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Very tough plant. Grows best in moderately fertile to humus rich, moist soils. Prefers part shade to full sun. Foliage however, may burn in full sun. Keep an eye out for powdery mildew and treat with your choice of fungicide.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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