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Aurea Golden Creeping Jenny

Golden creeping Jenny, Lysimachia nummularia, is a trailing plant with round or kidney shaped leaves that have that bright chartreuse color I always seem to gravitate toward. The plant forms a dense mat that looks perfect when used as a ground cover or when trailed over the edge of a container.

Creeping Jenny prefers moist areas with shade to partial shade. It will also grow in full sun, but its lime-green color becomes more yellow with increased light exposure. Like its cousin creeping Charlie, once established creeping Jenny can be a bit of a garden thug. I find it is best to plant it where it is free to run wild or in containers where it can be controlled.

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Golden Creeping Jenny
Lysimachia nummularia
Zone
3,4,5,6,7,8,9
Categories
perennial, ground cover
Bloom Time
0
Light
Sun/Partial Shade
Soil
moist soil
Plant Height
4 to 6 inches