Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle
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08/01/2023 Update: We have recently lost our supplier for Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle. We are currently vetting new suppliers and hope to have it back in stock soon.
Ajuga reptans ‘Bronze Beauty’
Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle (also called Blue Bugle, Bugleherb, Bugleweed, Carpetweed, Common Bugle, and Burgandy Lace) is a low growing semi-evergreen perennial ground cover that produces attractive 8-10 inch spikes bearing purple-blue flowers throughout April and May. Leaves bronze in color with purple highlights and radiate from the plant crown. Commonly used and referred to as a ‘ground cover’, Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle is slowly invasive and most often used to cover bare places of ground and is dense in its nature of growth. This plant can grow in shade to full sun which makes it ideal for filling large areas like banks and hillsides. Originally native to Europe and North Africa, Ajuga reptans has a habit of choking out competing plants and weeds. Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle is excellent in preventing soil erosion. The ground cover also makes a great under-planting for a number of other plants and trees. Do not use it as an edging for the lawn, as it will easily spread into the grass. More planting instruction can also be found at boydnursery.net/planting/.
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Aphids and Crown Rot
Purple-blue flowers are borne on 4 to 6″ long stalks in peak blossom between May and June, flowering stalks are square with small opposite leaves
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zone 4a – 8b *need help finding your hardiness zone?
Leaves are obovate and dark green to bronzed with purple highlights, leaves grow 2-3″ and radiate from the crowns
1-2" in height above the soil line
What am I buying?
We sell Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle as bare root plant bundles. These bundles are collected and bunched individual plants from stands in the local landscape. Plants are 2″ or less in stem length above the soil line and 2-5″ in overall length including root(s). Bronze Beauty Carpet Bugle roots systems are delicate and may consist of a single root as individual plants are quite small. Plants are procured with help from our select list of local growers.
When are plants collected?
Once your order is placed, your plants will be collected as soon as the weather permits. This time-frame is normally within 3-7 days. During heavy order periods (April-May), this collection time can grow to 10-14 days.
How are plants shipped?
All shipments are mailed via USPS Priority Mail using PirateShip.com. We monitor national weather conditions and temperatures for shipments. If at any time your order must be delayed for weather concerns, we will contact you by phone and/or email. The day that your order is completed or partially shipped, you will receive an email containing your package tracking number. You can also find this updated information by logging into your account on our website.