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Plant id please.

Don my TonDon my Ton Posts: 78


This had a few spikey purple flowers a couple of weeks back.


  • BiljeBilje Posts: 734

    Is it Ajuga...a few inches high and has dark blue flowers. Throws out runners.

  • it is Ajuga don't know which one as there are different types. Can be a bit invasive but it does have its uses.

  • Don my TonDon my Ton Posts: 78

    Thanks Chrissy, yes it was going a bit mad so i cut it in half and gave it to next door, is it a ground covering plant.

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  • BiljeBilje Posts: 734

    Yes it's a good ground cover in the right site. As I said it throws out runners and they rootT where they touch the soil. However they are quite shallow rooted and easily removed. It grows best in damp areas 

  • miss dmiss d Posts: 4
    If it has purple spikes, it could be called 'Bugle'I've just planted it myself.
  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 50,262

    Needs a bit of dampness to do it's thing but it's very useful in awkward spots and great for bees when it flowers image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • yarrow2yarrow2 Posts: 782

    Nice colour too!

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