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Lysimachia nummularia/Creeping Jenny

Lysimachia nummularia / Lysimachia nummularia
Ground cover planting
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Ground cover planting

Makes a nice container-grown specimen because of the long dangling stems growing over the rim of the container

Chartreuse green is a strong contrast to most other greens in a garden setting

A special selection with very bright yellow-green foliage

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A selection with golden-yellow foliage

Forms a very flat mat of creeping stems with tightly arranged leaves

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Scientific Name: Lysimachia nummularia
Common Name: Creeping Jenny
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Very fast growing plant that makes a good ground cover even where winters are very cold or summers very hot. It can become invasive and crowd out other plants.