Xeriscape Plants

Plants listed here are found in the Riverfront Park Demonstration Garden along the Apple Capital Loop Trail in Wenatchee. Numbers refer to plant identification markers in the garden. Click on photos to enlarge and for more plant details.

Photo of Carpet Bugle

Carpet Bugle (Ajuga reptans)

Plant type Flower
Flower color Purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Plant size 2' H x 2' W
Hardiness -10 degrees
Light preference Sun or part shade
Winterizing instructions : Plants are evergreen: do not prune for winter. Dead leafing may be required to clean up plants a bit in spring.
Additional comments Fast-growing ground cover that can be invasive; deer-resistant and rabbit-proof. Foliage turns to showy red, purple or orange in fall. Deadheading prevents excessive seeding & improves overall appearance.
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in xeriscape garden