Ajuga Pink Lightning

 
Pink Ajuga Pink Lightning, Ajuga reptans, Bugleweed
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This woodland groundcover creates a unique look in the spring months, with mint-green, crinkly leaves and bubblegum-pink flower spikes. Ajuga Pink Lightning also attracts butterflies and hummingbirds to the garden. (Ajuga) PP#22255

Zones 5 - 10
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Hummingbirds
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Groundcover
Groundcover
Erosion Control
Erosion Control
Tolerates Foot Traffic
Tolerates Foot Traffic
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 4-6" tall, 9-12" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Size Plant - 3" pot
SKU ASL3H31

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.

SKU ASL3H31
Common Name Bugleweed
Botanical Name Ajuga reptans
Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Pink
Mature Height 4-6" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 9-12" wide
Bloom Time Mid to late spring
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Variegated
Evergreen Yes
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Hummingbirds, Bee Friendly, Easy to Grow, Groundcover, Erosion Control, Tolerates Foot Traffic
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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

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American MeadowsAjuga Pink Lightning
 
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5.0

perfect plant for problem area

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from New Canaan, CT

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  • Attractive
  • Hardy

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    Comments about American Meadows Ajuga Pink Lightning:

    Plants survived cold New England winter of 2014. Is deer-resistant. Attractive foliage and bloom. Thriving under a large red maple tree despite poor soil condition, shade and competition with tree roots.

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    AJUGA PINK LIGHTNING

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    from Oronogo, Mo

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    • Attractive
    • Hardy
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      Comments about American Meadows Ajuga Pink Lightning:

      It is beautiful in my garden. It does seem to spread slowly. I love it.

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      5.0

      ideal ground cover under red maple tree

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      from New Canaan, CT

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      • Hardy
      • Unique Foliage

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        • Ground cover
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        • Under Large Red Maple

        Comments about American Meadows Ajuga Pink Lightning:

        This is my second year of ordering the Ajuga Pink Lightning. Last year's plants survived the harsh New England winter and are thriving. I purchased five more plants to fill in the area under the large red maple tree in my front yard. This is the ideal plant to compliment the variegated Bishop's weed which I planted in this area.

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        USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

        To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

        • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
        • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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