Ajuga australis upright form
Genus Species: Ajuga australis upright form
Common / Product Name: Australian Bugle
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: 0.1 – 0.3m x 1 – 3m
Pruning: None Light
Frost Tolerance: Medium
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
Flowering: starts: Spring
Flower Colour: Purple
Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.
Lower Temperatures: Temperatures as low as -5°C for short periods once established.
Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C. Can tolerate higher temperatures for short periods over the summer months.
Fertilising: Use a slow release fertilizer annually.
Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.