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


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Bugle 'Burgundy Glow'(Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow')Herb in 9cm Pot

Bugle is a creeping perennial with evergreen leaves. The attractive foliage of this variety is variegated silvery-green suffused with wine-red . It then produces densely packed small upright spires of deep blue flowers, which arrive in April and stay until June. Bugle will tolerates sun or shade and even poor soils but does not like to dry out. The beautiful blue flowers from late spring will provide a lovely show of subtle colour, and as the plant attains a height of 30cm and can spread up to 60cm, its stature and fast growing habit make it an excellent choice for ground cover and it is especially useful in shade.

To rejuvenate the plants can be lifted and divided in late autumn or early spring every two years.

Herb Usage

Ajuga was traditionally used in herbal medicine and was used externally for bruises and wounds, and was a remedy for arthritic complaints, it is however, not much used today. It is well worth growing for its appearance and it's useful ground covering properties in shade.

Buy Bugle 'Burgundy Glow' Online

Our potted Bugle 'Burgundy Glow' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.



Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'( Bugle 'Burgundy Glow') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Partial shade/Shade
Soil Type Any soil
Flower Colour Blue
Height 30cm
Spread 100cm
Latin Name Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow'
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - Very cold winter
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Compresses/Poultice
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Spring
Special Features Ground Cover
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal