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Princess Nadia Ajuga

Ajuga tenorii 'Piotrek01' Plant Patent Applied For

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43164
Gorgeous, cream-purple foliage with glowing pink edges becomes covered in royal blue flower spikes in spring, often lightly repeating in late summer. This unique perennial forms a tight, cushion-like clump; does not invade as common Ajuga can. Ideal for mass planting as groundcover or border edging, or for contrast in mixed containers.
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Botanical Pronunciationa-JU-gah ten-OR-ee-eye
Average Size at MaturityForms a dense clump, 2 to 3 in. tall, slowly spreading 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring to Early Summer
Design Ideas.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorBlue
Foliage ColorVariegated
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Ground Cover, Hanging Basket, Small Spaces
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsKeep soil moderately moist.
Companion PlantsMondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Japanese Spurge (Pachysandra); Painted Fern (Athyrium); Sweet Flag (Acorus)

Thrives in organically rich, moist, well-drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water as needed to maintain evenly moist soil. Apply a low-nitrogen fertilizer in late summer. Space 2 ft. apart as groundcover.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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