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Ajuga reptans 'Alba'

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Bugleweed 'Alba'
Photo: BerndH
Ajuga reptans



Origin and description

Creeping habit. Can become invasive.
Blooms: white, May-June
Foliage: light green
Height: 10-20 cm
Spacing: 30-45 cm
Exposure: sun, partial shade or shade

Species, cultivars and related plants

See also 'Burgundy Glow', 'Rubra' and 'Variegatum' cultivars

Common name

Creeping bugleweed 'Alba'

Latin name (genus)

Ajuga reptans 'Alba'

English common name

French common name

Botanical family

  • Lamiaceae

Growing conditions

Rapid growth
Tolerates light trampling

Easy to grow?

Very easy to grow

Pruning and maintenance

In the spring, gently tamp down the plants raised by the freeze-thaw cycle.
Provide winter protection on exposed sites.


Ground covers

See also

Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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