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Ajuga Catlin's Giant

This ‘giant’ Ajuga creates a thick, weed-smothering groundcover in almost any spot. The gorgeous, deep-purple flower spikes attract butterflies and hummingbirds. (Ajuga reptans)

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Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Plant Size: 6-10" tall, Up to 24" wide
Light: Half Sun / Half Shade
Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 5AJUGAXX
Common Name Bugleweed
Botanical Name Ajuga reptans
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple
Estimated Mature Height 6-10" tall
Estimated Mature Spread Up to 24" wide
Bloom Time Late spring to early summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Rapidly spreading ground cover with bronze-green foliage.
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Groundcover, Erosion Control
Ships to Canada No
Description
Here, Giant refers to the plants spread, which is from one to two feet, while growing only 4 to 6 tall.

All about Ajuga: Gardeners have a love or hate relationship with this easy to grow evergreen perennial. If you have moist shady areas youd like covered with a colorful blooming carpet, youll love it. If you let it spread into your lawn, youll probably hate it, since once it gets there, its hard to eliminate it.

Also called Carpet Bugleweed, Ajuga is a small, spreading member of the mint family (you can always tell mints by their square stems) with foliage and flowers in lovely colors. Many are bi-colored and/or variegated, and make a stunning show in the garden. Its perfect for moist, shady areas contained by retaining walls or other hard edging.

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Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Some perennials are shipped as potted plants, some as perennial roots packed in peat.  The ‘Details’ tab describes how that item will ship. All perennials and spring-planted bulbs are packaged to withstand shipping and are fully-guaranteed. Please open upon receipt and follow the instructions included.

Perennials and spring-planted bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial and spring-planted bulb orders will arrive separately from seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 309-7333 or Contact Us by email.

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