Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of hardy, herbaceous, European perennials, members of the family Menthaceæ, creeping by stolons, and commonly known as bugle-weed. Some of them are grown as garden plants, in rockeries and borders, although they are not generally known in America. Of the 30 known species, A. Genevensis, A. pyramidalis, A. reptans, and A. metallica are most common in gardens.
- n. bugle.
“The ajuga is a great ground cover here, spreading nicely without being a thug, the evergreen dark foliage looks good all year and the flowers are a bonus.”
“Quickly the ajuga and jenny spread and met in the middle, choking out the thyme.”
“We also have the butterfly weed, muhly and japanese blood grass, astilbe, ajuga and the Crimson Queen maple.”
“The creeping jenny creeped several feet to blend in with the ajuga, I played no part in it, but it is one of the best combos here.”
“The steps were originally planted with creeping thymes, but the ajuga had other ideas!”
“Duking it out are various dianthus, ajuga, golden creeping lysimachia, cerestium, creeping thymes and the deciduous but thuggish wild violets that simply cannot be eradicated no matter the thousands of hours spent trying to do so, among others.”
“One year the ajuga is king, then the jenny takes over.”
“The ajuga, creeping jenny, cerastium and euphorbia had other ideas!”
“It has been planted with Angelina sedum, chocolate chip ajuga, nigella and grape hyacinths.”
“Upon looking down, we saw a peach lying in the ajuga near the path by the black garden.”
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