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Ajuga reptans Pink Elf

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Ajuga reptans Pink Elf

AjurepPE
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
A10
Size: 14cm
Available: 36
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.99 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.49 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ajuga reptans Pink Elf Bugle, Bugleweed, Blue Bugle, Carpetweed, ,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Compact, dense mat forming groundcover with glossy dark green foliage. Spreads by runners and sprouts a sea of squat pink flower stems in Spring. Good bee attractor and great for running along the front of garden borders. Best in semi-shade, will scorch in full sun.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Embankment, Erosion Control, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Lawn Alternatives, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Prefers moist, well drained or poorly drained soils. Propagates easily by division - separate the root stems. Will scorch in full sun. Remove spent flower heads, if time is short, you can mow over the flowers for a quick tidy up.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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