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Catlin's Carpet Bugle


A very hardy groundcover that quickly spreads to make a lustrous mat of green leaves with bronze tinge, even in shady areas. In the spring, blue-purple flower spikes rise above the foliage. It prefers to grow in cool sun or part shade, with regular watering.

Ajuga reptans 'Catlin's Giant'

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf length : 6"

Leaf width : 7"

Leaf color : Dark green with bronze tinge

Flower Characteristics

Flower shape : Spikes

Flower color : Violet-Blue

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Evergreen

Average size maturity width : 2-3 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1 ft.

Growth rate : Fast

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : -5 to 0 F (Z6b

Sunset zone : 1-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes

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