Lysimachia nummularia Aurea description:
Bright golden stars over golden foliage. The flowers show up surprisingly well in late spring and into the summer.
Good for the front of a shady border or in a woodland situation, or by a pond, or hanging over a wall or container.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
How easy is it to grow:
This is excellent for a wildlife area, border, tubs or rough area.
Buy perennials with confidence because this is very easy, provided it’s not too dry and it will grow in most soils, including heavy or clay soils.
Common name: Golden Creeping Jenny.
The best position in the garden:
Semi shade or shade. It will grow in sunshine but it’s foliage tends to get scorched.
Is it useful as a groundcover plant?
Yes, and it will continue to spread.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also tolerates clay soil, chalky soil and acidic soil.
How much moisture:
Moist or normal moisture.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spreading. Where there is more moisture, it will spread more quickly.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 3 plants per square metre , but it will continue to spread.
Purchase perennials from our mail order nursery.