Ajuga, Bugle, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugle ‘Catlin’s Giant’

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Foliage Color:

Burgundy/Maroon

Orange/Apricot

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 °C (-40 °F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 °C (-35 °F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Can be grown as an annual

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Bloom Size:

Unknown – Tell us

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown – Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

Seed Collecting:

Unknown – Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Brea, California

Fresno, California

Los Angeles, California

Perris, California

San Francisco, California

Walnut Creek, California

Clifton, Colorado

Brookfield, Connecticut

Hamilton, Georgia

Newburgh, Indiana

Iowa City, Iowa

Hiawatha, Kansas

Madison, Mississippi

Davidson, North Carolina

Durham, North Carolina

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Fargo, North Dakota

Bucyrus, Ohio

Galena, Ohio

Bluffton, South Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Austin, Texas(2 reports)

Longview, Texas

Mc Lean, Virginia

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