Ajuga australis prostrate ‘Aussie Bugle’

Aussie Bugle is a great groundcover perennial for those difficult shady positions. It has an easy going nature and dense matting habit, and has spikes of mauve flowers in summer. The foliage is deep green tinged with purple. Suits most soil types, is frost tolerant and takes dry periods once established.

Scientific Name:Ajuga australis 'prostrate'
Common Name:Australian Bugle
Plant Type:Ground cover, Clumping perennial
Height:0.2 ~ 0.3 metres
Width:0.4 ~ 0.5 metres
Flower Colour:Mauve
Flowering Time:Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Light shade, Half shade, Heavy shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading, Variegated
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant, Attractive foliage
Special Uses:Erosion control, Playground friendly



Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants