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(Plants) a genus of herbaceous flowering plants in the mint family
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Noun1.Ajuga - bugle
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
bugle, bugleweed - any of various low-growing annual or perennial evergreen herbs native to Eurasia; used for ground cover
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Evergreen choices could be bergenia, ajuga and brunnera which all combine good foliage with pretty flowers.
Underplant with ground-hugging ajuga, alchemilla, epimediums, bergenia, hellebores, lamium, pulmonaria and soft shield ferns.
The plants used in the display include: Echeveria Flatter, Korma, Helichrysun, Alternantheera H and E, and Ajuga (Chocolate Chip).
Partner small gold hostas with Corydalis lutea, Ajuga Black Scallop or ever-blooming bleeding hearts (Dicentra Luxuriant).
The aerial parts of plant species: Ajuga chi, Micromeria nervosa and Origanum dayi were collected from Amman and Al-karak-areas in Jordan- during summer, winter and spring (2016-2017) and completely dried.
There are so many plants that relish shade or filtered light that it is easy to become overwhelmed, but when making a selection, remember, the following plants are the sine qua non of the shade garden: ferns, hostas, caladiums, ajuga, impatiens and coral bells.
Also, wintergreen (gaultheria procumbens) which bears festive red berries, or burgundy-leaved ajuga.
Other combinations he recommends include Ajuga 'Black Scallop' - very dark almost black foliage - planted with white mini cyclamen, or with the silver foliage of calocephalus.
Highest and lowest total phenolic content were present in leave extract of Mentha royleana (384.8ug/mL) Gallic acid equivalent (GAE) and aerial part of Ajuga bracteosa (178.1ug/mL) Gallic acid equivalent (GAE) respectively.