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Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (Golden creeping Jenny)

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
0.1m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
1m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Other names: Golden creeping Jenny

Genus: Lysimachia Lysimachia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Aurea' _ 'Aurea' is a fast-growing, mat-forming evergreen perennial with small, rounded, golden-yellow leaves and cup-shaped, bright-yellow flowers in sumemr.


Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Yellow-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Pruning: Trim back wandering stems.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (Golden creeping Jenny) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Between paving stones, Bog garden, Containers, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in humus-rich soil in full or part sun. Can tolerate moist and dry soils. Can be invasive.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Other names: Golden creeping Jenny

Genus: Lysimachia Lysimachia

Variety or Cultivar: 'Aurea' _ 'Aurea' is a fast-growing, mat-forming evergreen perennial with small, rounded, golden-yellow leaves and cup-shaped, bright-yellow flowers in sumemr.


Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' is: Evergreen

Flower: Yellow in Summer

Foliage: Yellow-green in All seasons

Habit: Spreading

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

General care

Pruning: Trim back wandering stems.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Stem tip cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (Golden creeping Jenny) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Between paving stones, Bog garden, Containers, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Wildlife

Cultivation: Plant in humus-rich soil in full or part sun. Can tolerate moist and dry soils. Can be invasive.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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