Ajuga reptans Bronze Beauty - 1 Plant

  • $ 9.95

Ajuga 'Bronze Beauty', is a low growing groundcover, that has bronzed leaves and beautiful tubular blue flowers in spring and throughout summer.  These tubular flowers are loved by butterflies, bees, and hummingbirds.  Useful as a front of border groundcover, in mass plantings, for erosion control, and container plantings.  An easy to care for perennial.
Mature Plant Size: 3"-4" Tall, 12"-14" Spread
Bloom Time: May - July
Light Exposure: Full Sun - Full Shade (foliage is more intense in full sun)
Soil Type/pH: Well-drained/6.0-7.0
Hardiness Zones: 3-9
Containers Size: 4.5" Pot
Fertilizer:  If using compost apply an 1" at planting time and side dress annually in late fall or early spring.  If using a granular fertilizer, we recommend organic formulations, apply an all purpose formula in early spring annually.  It is only recommended to use liquid fertilizers when the growth is slow, and this is not normally needed.
Water:  Monitor plants through first year for moisture; water deep and inconsistently to encourage the roots to go deep.  Once established water supplementation should only be needed in extended drought situations or if planting in full sun.

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