Ajuga reptans 'Purpurea'

Carpet Bugle, Common Bugelweed, Bugleweed, Carpet Bugleweed, Carpetweed

Family: Lamiaceae Mint

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 3A - 10A
Exposure Full shade to full sun
Bloom color Blue
Bloom time Early Spring to Early Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, erosion control, foundation, ground cover, massing, rock garden, specimen, woodland garden
Height 4" to 6" / 10cm to 15cm
Spread 10" to 12" / 25cm to 30cm
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green, purple, variegated
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Prostrate, spreading or horizontal
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, naturalizing