Gardener�s Adore Bugle Weed

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Bugle Weed hails from the groundcover type perennial that is found in most nursery stockyards or hardware stores. The vibrant color choice among the Bugle Weed is anything but bland. Leaves of the Bugle Weed are often varying shades of green with a hint of burgundy and offer a blossom of rich periwinkle color. Much of the color with the blossom depends on the soil type. The blossom is rumored to be anywhere from the rich light blue tone to deeply mysterious navy blue. Many gardeners across the world love the Bugle Weed for its ability to work in any area of the garden. Color loving gardeners prefer to use Bugle Weed in a height pattern starting with this plant in the front.

The common use of the Bugle Weed is along paths or in smaller beds beside homes. Some prefer to use the ground cover in pots and in between stepping-stones. The durability of the Bugle Weed is another reason for its popularity. Good in growing zones that reach temperatures as low as minus thirty-five degrees Fahrenheit. It is recommended however, if you own pets and especially cats or dogs that ten to wander in your garden to avoid putting the Bugle Weed in those areas. The reason is fairly simple. Bugle Weed, as it�s name suggests is just that, a weed and most weeds are harmful if ingested. This includes the lovely blossom that is common with Bugle Weed. Take heed; do not plant this weed where any part of the plant may be ingested, as it is very poisonous.

Identifying the Bugle Weed can sometimes be difficult as many perennials tend to have the same elements about them. The Bugle Weed�s most common color combination is dark green leaves that are crinkled in nature and have thin line of the Burgundy color outlining the leaves. It is also rumored and recommended by season gardeners that the Bugle Weed be placed in a spot where the sunlight is not direct, but more shaded around other plants. To help this little plant get a good start in your garden you should consider keeping it well moistened. The Bugle Weed prefers a more wetter soil, if you can avoid letting it dry out between waterings you will be richly rewarded.

In order to have more than one plant in your yard, you need to consider thinning out the bulbs. Bugle Weed does not start from seed. The flowers of this particular species are sterile. If you do happen across a seed once in a while, please note that the plants from them will never bloom. Many gardeners like the Bugle Weed for transplanting and restarting in sections within your garden is easy.

If your Bugle Weed shows signs of stress, as they often due when brought home from the nursery, check the acidity of your soil. The Bugle Weed has many demands and this is also one of them. A soil rich in acid helps create the color within the Bugle Weed. If you have a tinkering for something new, with an awesome color tone, considering adding a batch of Bugle Weed!

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