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Ajuga Reptans

Botanical Name:

Ajuga reptans

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Ground Cover, Perennial, Herb.

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Showy blue-violet flowers in early spring through summer on 4 to 6 in. erect spikes. Flowers are dense along the spike.

Fruit

Each flower is replaced by 4 nutlets that are oval-shaped and pitted across the surface.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Hummingbirds

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Lamiales

Family

Lamiaceae

Genus

Ajuga

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