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Ajuga 'Catlins Giant'

Family: Lamiaceae.
Plant type: Evergreen ground cover.
Plant size: Catlins (flowers) to 30cm tall x 20cm spread
Depth & spacing: Plant with the crown at the soil surface & 20cm apart.
Watering: Although we've seen this plant being quite self-sufficient once established, it grows better & flowers more if given adequate moisture.
Frost tolerances: Fully hardy
Flowering time: Spring
Preferred soil: Rich moderate drainage although not overly fussy.
Preferred aspect: Shady.
Ideal climates: Cool to temperate.
Pruning: Remove spent blooms.
Fertilising: Feed with a general purpose fertiliser in early Spring each year.
Uses & comments: A fabulous addition to the shade garden with both decorative flowers and foliage.

Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:32 AM
Keywords: Ajuga 'Catlins Giant', plant care, garden care, garden tip, plant guide, garden guide, perennial, flower bulb, spring bulb

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