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Ajuga reptans

This low-growing, creeping evergreen groundcover is one of the few that tolerates dry shade. With adequate moisture, bugleweed rapidly carpets the ground with showy green or multicolor foliage. But be careful where you plant it because it can invade lawns.  

Growing Conditions

Height 6"-9"
Light Requirements Full sun part shade
Bloom time May to June
Zone 3 to 10

Additional Info

aggressive - Can spread into garden areas and lawn if not contained.

Purple leaved plants are generally most heat and cold tolerant.

deer resistant


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