- Zone 3,4,5,6,7,8,9
- Bloom Color Blue
- Bloom Season Spring
- Usage Flowering,Deer Resistant
- Ships Year Round
- Height At Maturity Under 3 Feet
- Exposure Sun And Shade
- Categories Ground Covers
Burgundy Glow Ajuga
$5.99 - $159.99
The Lovely Burgundy Glow Ajuga
Burgundy Glow Ajuga is a magnificent, glowing, bright, vibrant ground cover with bluish-purple flowers, and the foliage is arrayed in green, burgundy, and cream color on the edges. It is an appropriate, very dense, carpet-like ground cover for tough soil and partial to full shade. Here are the advantages:
1. It is easy to grow.
2. It attracts hummingbirds.
3. It attracts bees.
4. It is rabbit and deer-resistant.
5. It is a colorful ground cover.
6. It is an evergreen.
7. It is excellent for extensive area plantings.
8. It multiplies and adapts easily to the environment.
9. It stops erosion.
Burgundy Glow Ajuga grows 4-6 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide.
It likes either half sun and half shade or full shade. It grows 4-6 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide. It blooms from late spring to early summer. The ideal places for it to grow are the Northeast, Southeast, and Pacific Northwest.
Burgundy Glow Ajuga is also called “Carpet Bugle” or “Bugleweed” because its bluish-purple flowers grow into spike shapes that rise above the foliage, making them look like a bugle.
They are hardy perennials, and each year they get thicker. Besides having beautiful flowers, the green foliage has a glossy look to it. They thrive in well-drained soil and don’t like a lot of foot traffic. The green foliage and vibrant flowers provide a striking contrast. They are great for edging or bordering in your yard.
The scientific name is “Ajuga Reptans”. It is not native to North America originally but has a history of use as medicine. It grows from 5-10 centimeters tall and has what is called “Hermaphrodite” flowers. Bees find this plant attractive and will pollinate. After the flowers bloom in early spring and summer, this plant will grow dark green leaves with burgundy blended during the fall and winter months. Hence it is in the evergreen category. This lovely plant is an eye-pleaser, with its hardiness and friendly essence that will please everyone. It is an invasive plant but in a good way. It chokes out the dreadful, unwanted weeds that you may have in your yard. This plant adds beauty and class to every place that it exists.