Shade loving ground cover with burnished purple-bronze leaves and perky pale blue flowers. Prefers dappled light for best flowering - ideal for planting under deciduous trees. Frost hardy. We love purple-leaf Ajuga for its dark colour, cold tolerance, bonus blue flowers
Ajuga reptans purpurea - purple leaf bugle APPEARANCE: Hardy ground cover with green-purple foliage and soft violet flower spikes. Dense spreading growth habit. USE FOR: Mass planting, underplanting in shade, weed suppressing. PLANTING: Plant in a partly shaded are of the garden. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. A potting mix rich with peat moss or humus is ideal. Frost hardy. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Water regularly during dry periods. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 20 cm H x 30 cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.