aju·​ga | \ ˈa-jə-gə How to pronounce ajuga (audio) \
plural ajuga or ajugas

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Perennials that are dormant over the winter, such as daylilies, ajuga, daisy, rudbeckia, coreopsis, yarrow and others, can be divided and transplanted now through February. NOLA.com, "This week's gardening tips: how to control caterpillars, scale, whitefly," 28 Oct. 2017 In his garden, Jackson created a middle island with a lion's mane Japanese maple, ajuga, moss and lithodora. Kym Pokorny, OregonLive.com, "Create a Zen rock garden for a tranquil spot to relax," 21 May 2017

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First Known Use of ajuga

1640, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ajuga

New Latin, from a- entry 2 + Latin jugum yoke — more at yoke

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