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Ajuga reptans ‘Catlin’s Giant’
Common Name: Bugleweed Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Huge bronze leaves and tall (for an ajuga) blue spikes in spring. Looks nice below Philadelphus ‘Aureus’, Lonicera ‘Baggensen’s Gold’ or the emerging foliage of Geranium ‘Anne Folkard’. Bugleweeds are unendingly useful with their variety of evergreen foliage and lovely blue flowers. Use them as attractive groundcovers or tumbling out of containers from full sun to full shade!


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

Native Habitat:
Grassy fields and woods, often in damp soils.

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourBlue
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height4-8" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Full - Part Shade Sun Part Sun Part Shade Shade Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple
Soil MoistureAverage Moist Stem Colour
Hardiness3-9 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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Recommended Companion Plants:
Geranium ‘Ann Folkard’
Philadelphus coronarius Aureus

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