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Ajuga reptans Braunherz
Deep purple leaves. Deep blue flower spikes. Mat-forming evergreen.
Late spring and early summer.
Most soils if moist and well-drained. Sun or shade.
Typical mature height:
8 inches ( 20 cms )
Very hardy. Should withstand severe winters and exposed sites.
This is an insect-friendly plant which gives bees and other insects easy access to nectar and pollen.