Botanical name: Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea'
Other names: Carpenter's herb 'Atropurpurea', Bugle weed 'Atropurpurea', Middle compound 'Atropurpurea', Middle consound 'Atropurpurea'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Atropurpurea' _ 'Atropurpurea' is a mat-forming perennial with spreading dark-purple, obovate leaves, with erect spikes of blue flowers in late spring and early summer.
Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea' is: Evergreen
Flower: Blue in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green, Dark-purple in All seasons
Habit: Mat Forming, Spreading
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Pest free
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Ajuga reptans 'Atropurpurea' (Carpenter's herb 'Atropurpurea') will reach a height of 0.15m and a spread of 0.9m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Bees (attract & feed bees), Cottage/Informal, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland
Cultivation: Will scorch in full sun, so ensure moderate shade. Can tolerate poor soils.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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