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Ajuga reptans Purpurea

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Wantirna
B3
A10, Indoor
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Wantirna
B3
Size: 14cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $4.99 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $5.49 inc GST
A10, Indoor
Size: 7cm
Available: 20
$/Unit (EX GST): $2.31 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $2.54 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Ajuga reptans Purpurea Purple Bugle, Bugleweed, Carpetweed,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

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

Description:
Attractive hardy ground cover with small glossy purple and green leaves and masses of upright blue flower stalks throughout spring and summer. Approx 12cm tall x 40cm wide. Great for planting around other plants for beautiful colour contrast or use to cascade over retaining walls.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes: Best planted in semi-shade for most reliable performance. Protect from strong afternoon sun. No pruning required, remove dead leaves when needed. Feed with a single application of slow release fertiliser during spring for optimum performance.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Lamiaceae Europe

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

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