Ajuga reptans

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low rhizomatous European carpeting plant having spikes of blue flowers

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As compared to these two communities, the riverside birch tree forests present the differentially exclusive presence of taxa such as Ajuga reptans, Angelica major, Avenella flexuosa, Dryopteris aemula or Senecio nemorensis (Tables 6 and 7).
For the shady areas I would recommend Ajuga reptans, bugle, which has beautiful spikes of blue flowers right now and has a great way of tucking into nooks and crannies.
For the smaller garden, there are a few purple-leaved herbaceous plants available, like the bright orange flowered Lychnis ' Molten Lava', Sedum maximum ' Atropurpureum', Ajuga reptans ' Purpurea' and Heucheras.
Waldsteinia ternata and Ajuga reptans 'Braunherz' work well together as they are the same height but contrast in colour and texture.
The well-known London Pride, Saxifraga umbrosa, the native bugle, Ajuga reptans, Potentilla alba, and Waldsteinia ternate, all make an almost flat carpet over the surface.
Good ground-cover plants include ivies with variegated or shapely leaves; lesser periwinkles, Vinca minor, Variegata, with gold-and-green foliage plus brilliant blue flowers; geraniums - the true form, cranesbill, not bedding pelargoniums - with red, pink or white flowers throughout summer; bugle, Ajuga reptans, with purple leaves and blue flowers; and bergenia with "elephant ears" foliage and mauve winter flowers.
In the other container, she paired warming colors--purple flowering kale, Antique Shades pansies, the variegated pink-and-white foliage of Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow', and the purplish pink and gray green leaves of 'Tricolor' sage--with icy ones, such as Sorbet Lilac Ice viola and dusty miller (Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum 'Silver Lace').
6 Ajuga reptans Braunhertz and other bugles are great low-slung space fillers in a container, offering a sort of ground cover effect.
Some of Barclay's other favorites include Acorus gramineus 'Pusillus', Ajuga reptans 'Burgundy Glow', blue-eyed grass (Sisyrinchium bellum), Campanula cochleariifolia, Kenilworth ivy (Cymbalaria muralis), Ledebouria cooperi, Pratia angulata, Rhodohypoxis baurii, Sedum spurium (used only on outer edges, since it's fragile), Silene alpestris, and mat-forming types of veronicas.