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Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea' (Golden creeping Jenny)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
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

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Trim back wandering stems.

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


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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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Yellow-green in All seasons

General care

Pruning

Trim back wandering stems.

Propagation methods

Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


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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August 2012 (27/08/2012)

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