Ajuga reptans growing herbaceous of the genus Ajuga also known as Bugleweed, Ajuga reptans perennial evergreen to deciduous, used as ornamental groundcover plant, grow in temperate climate
Leaves color can be blue, black, purple, red, pink or green. Shape can be ovate, heart, obcordate or cuneate sometime with serrated shape.
Flower color purple or blue, small flowers grow in inflorescence shape on stalk.
Requirements for growing Ajuga reptans:
Well-drained soil, not tolerant to hot climate
What is the best way to start growing Ajuga reptans:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction (stolons)
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Ajuga reptans?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Ajuga reptans:
When is the best time to plant a Ajuga reptans plant:
Pests and diseases in Ajuga reptans:
When is the best time to prune a Ajuga reptans plant?
Autumn / Spring
How to prune a Ajuga reptans:
Better to trim it to control the horizontal growth
What is the size of a Ajuga reptans plant?
10-25 cm the flower stalk 30-40 cm
Growth speed in Ajuga reptans:
Ajuga reptans Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Ajuga reptans:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade (with light)
It is possible to grow Ajuga reptans indoor?
Growing Ajuga reptans is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Ajuga reptans bloom?
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Purple or blue flowers, small flowers grow in inflorescence shape on stalk