Ajuga 'Bronze Beauty' - 3.5 inch Pots (Minimum Quantity: 25 Plants)
Ajuga 'Bronze Beauty' features deep blue flowers above bronze-green foliage. It's an excellent spreading groundcover, forming a dense mat in sun or shade. Plant it around shrubs, under trees, along borders, in rock gardens, and as a lawn substitute.
In "the language of flowers", ajuga symbolizes cheerfulness. Ajuga's bright blue flowers certainly evoke that emotion.
Ajuga is sometimes included in edible gardens, the leaves being used in salads. This would be an excellent means of controlling it if your ajuga spreads further than you expect.
Ajuga has been used as a folk remedy for several conditions such as respiratory disorders, wound dressing, treatment of mouth ulcers, sleeplessness, and heart palpitations, to name a few. Definitely seek advice and supervision from a professional before using a plant medicinally.
Bronze Beauty, like other ajugas, is a pollinator-friendly plant and attracts bees.
Name(s): Ajuga reptans 'Bronze Beauty', Bugleweed, Creeping Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed, Carpenter's Herb, Sicklewort, Middle Comfrey
Flower Color: Lilac
Bloom Time: Early spring
Foliage: Herbaceous, purplish brown.
Height/Spread: 3 inches to 4 inches x indefinitely.
Climate Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade.
Soil Condition: Rich, well-drained to dry, pH 6.1 to 7.5. Ajuga will get stem rot if planted in constantly moist, frequently irrigated sites.
Features: Drought tolerant, low maintenance, tolerates mild foot traffic, pollinator-friendly.
Uses: Xeriscaping, massed planting, ground cover, lawn substitute, medicinal gardens, edible gardens and bee gardens.
Tips on Ajuga Planting and Care.
Comments: Allow soil to dry between watering.
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