Ajuga Burgundy Glow Ground Cover
Ajuga Burgundy Glow (Variegated Bugle)
Multicoloured foliage of grey-green with creamy white and wine red splashes, in cold weather the foliage takes on more of the red colouration which is also more conspicuous in the new growth. In Spring and early Summer the multicoloured carpet erupts with masses of compact deep blue flower spikes.
Ajuga Burgundy Glow ground cover plants will quickly develop into an effective weed supressing mat of evergreen foliage which is attractive on all varieties giving year round interest and texture long after the flowers have finished.
For best results with Ajuga Burgundy Glow, plant in sun or partial shade but do avoid very dry conditions, these ground hugging gems do prefer a little moisture where they will give many years of low maintenance gardening pleasure.
As a rough guide planting Ajuga Burgundy Glow as ground cover – 4 plants per square metre is adequate with a little patience, 6 will give better coverage and 9-12 will make a weed supressing carpet very quickly.
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How to grow Ajuga Burgundy Glow
Position: Sun or partial shade
Foliage: Evergreen, leaves persist all year
Soil and site: Any soil except very dry
Flowering time: Spring and early summer
Growth rate: Moderate
Ultimate height and spread: 15m x 60cm
Hardiness: Full hardy
Aftercare: Water well until established, minimal maintenance is required after they are well established and rooted. Lift and divide congested colonies if necessary after a few years.