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Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (Bugle 'Burgundy Glow')

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skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

Other names

Bugle 'Burgundy Glow'

Genus

Ajuga Ajuga

Variety or Cultivar

'Burgundy Glow' _ 'Burgundy Glow' is a creeping, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with oblong to spoon-shaped, maroon-flushed, silvery grey-green leaves and short, spike-like whorls of two-lipped, dark blue flowers in late spring and early summer.


Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' is: Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming, Creeping

Flower

Dark-blue in Spring; Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green, Flushed purple in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Pest free

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers stems.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (Bugle 'Burgundy Glow') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Will scorch in full sun, so plant in partial shade. Will tolerate poor soil and shade.

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

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'

Other names

Bugle 'Burgundy Glow'

Genus

Ajuga Ajuga

Variety or Cultivar

'Burgundy Glow' _ 'Burgundy Glow' is a creeping, mat-forming, evergreen perennial with oblong to spoon-shaped, maroon-flushed, silvery grey-green leaves and short, spike-like whorls of two-lipped, dark blue flowers in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Mat Forming, Creeping


Colour

Flower

Dark-blue in Spring; Dark-blue in Summer

Foliage

Grey-green, Flushed purple in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Pest free

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Remove faded flowers stems.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow' (Bugle 'Burgundy Glow') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildflower, Wildlife

Cultivation

Will scorch in full sun, so plant in partial shade. Will tolerate poor soil and shade.

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

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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Last summer we had a lovely mat of Burgundy Glow but over the winter we were disappointed to see it completely die back. Now, being a novice to gardening I may be wrong but I thought this should… read more

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