How to Grow Ajuga genevensis Plants in your Garden
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Ajuga genevensis photograph by Rudolf Sch_fer.
Ajuga genevensis Growing and Care Guide
- Scientific Name: Ajuga genevensis
- Common Name: Blue bugle
- Growing Zone: USA: 3 to 10
- Life Cycle / Plant Type: Perennial
- Plant Height (Inches): 6 to 10
- Plant Spread (Inches): 10 to 12
- Time of Bloom: Late spring, Early summer
- Flower Details: Blue
- Leaf Foliage: Green, Purple, Variegated
- Growth Form: Spreading / horizontal
Ideal Growing Conditions
- Best Light Conditions: Shady to full sunlight
- Rate of Growth: Average pace
- Suitable Soil Types: Acidic, Clay, Loamy, Neutral, Sandy, Slightly alkaline, Well drained
- Soil Moisture: Dry to Moist (Medium Moisture is likely gives best results)
- Level of Maintenance:
- How to Prune:
- Pests: Usually pest free
- Diseases: Usually pest free
- Can Attract: Birds
- Tolerant of: Cold, deer
- Best Garden Use: Border, Container, In the control of erosion, Ground cover, Rock garden, Woodland garden
- Family: Lamiaceae.
- Closely Related Species: Mints.
- Miscellaneous: Attractive foliage, Non-native to North America, Naturalizing, Attractive flowers / blooms
- Genus Detail: Ajuga
- Further Reading and References: Flora of Wisconsin and Wikipedia
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