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Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning'
Common Name: Bugleweed Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

'Pink Lightning' has bluish green and cream variegated foliage that is flushed with pink in cooler weather. Short pink flower spikes, distinctly different from the usual blue, appear in the spring. Bugleweeds are unendingly useful with their variety of evergreen foliage and lovely blue (or pink) 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

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourPink
TypePerennial Secondary Bloom Colour
Height4-8" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Full - Part Sun Shade Part Shade Part Sun Sun Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White
Soil MoistureMoist Average Stem Colour
Hardiness3-8 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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