Ajuga – Bugle

 The Ajuga Flower

The Ajuga is a low growing perennial.

The Ajuga Flower

It flowers from late April to August.

The Ajuga Flower

The flowers are short spires that grow to a height of 4-6 inches and can vary in colour.

The Ajuga Flower

The leaves also vary in colour.

It is a plant that grows well in moist, shady areas.

A Carpet Of Ajuga

Ajuga will spread through the border, but can be divided in Autumn or Spring.

I have found the ajuga to be an interesting addition to my garden with the purple spires peeping through the barked area under my large apple tree.

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Perennial Ground Covers

 

 

 

 

 

 

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