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Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe (Green and gold)
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Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe

Green and gold or goldenstar

This Golden Star is very similar to Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush', but has shorter stems and stolons that spread above ground. With a compact and low growing form, this plant has the deepest and shiniest green foliage of them all and typical, star shaped, gold flowers.

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Chrysogonum virg. var. australe LP32 - 32 per flat $40.00
Chrysogonum virg. var. australe - 50 per flat $49.00
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Height

6-8 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Spacing

10 Inches

Bloom Color

Golden Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8

Green and gold Interesting Notes

One of our favorite native groundcovers for the woodland garden. Yellow daisy-like flowers cover 6" evergreen foliage in spring. Rosettes of leaves slowly spread stoloniferously. Looks great with columbine and Virginia bluebells. Niche Gardens

Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe Growing and Maintenance Tips

Full sun to part shade in consistently moist and well drained soils.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Shade
Full Shade
Part Sun
Part Sun
Early Spring
Early Spring
Groundcover
Groundcover
Container
Container
Moist
Moist

Additional Information

Growth Rate
Medium
Attributes
Moist Sun
Dry Shade
Native to Northeast
Mass Planting
Edging
Native to US
Moist Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative