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Carpet Bugle, Common Bugle
Scientific Name: Ajuga reptans L.
Synonym:
Family: Lamiaceae
Carpet Bugle, Common Bugle (Ajuga  reptans)
Ajuga reptans 'Gaiety' at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to -30F (-35C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade to full sun

Origin: Europe

Growth Habits: Perennial, 3 inches tall (8 cm)

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Spreads quickly by runners


The Ajuga is useful for edging and as a ground cover for shady areas or beneath larger shrubs.

Cultural Practices:
The Ajuga tolerates most soil, but it prefers rich, moist but well drained soil. Plant 12 inches apart (30 cm).

Blooming Habits:
The Ajuga belongs to the lamiaceae family. The small blue tubular flowers, with 2 lips, come in spring

Fruiting Habits:


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