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Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush' (Golden star)

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Golden star or green and gold

A native ground cover, this plant is known for both its foliage and flowers with toothed, light green, triangular leaves and dark yellow, slightly notched, star shaped flowers that bloom well above the foliage and have contrasting brown stamens. The flowers bloom abundantly in the spring and fall, but tend to die down in the heat of the summer except in the cooler zones.

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Bloom Color

Golden Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Golden star Interesting Notes

This is a native species growing in the woodlands of the Eastern U.S. from PA south. It spreads well in rich, well-drained soil but will tolerate much less than ideal conditions. There are a number of subspecies and cultivars of Chrysogonum virginianum, selected for flower form, size, or bloom period. Chrysogonum 'Allen Bush' is typical of the species in most ways with a profusion of dark yellow, star-shaped flowers in spring and a few again in the fall. Crownsville Nursery


Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush' (Green and Gold) An excellent ground cover, native to Eastern United States. Bright yellow, daisy flowers contrast well with the dark green foliage. Sun or shade, prefers some shade. Acorn Ridge Gardens

Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush' Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of almost all sun conditions as long as the soil is kept moist and well drained. Golden Star blooms best in cooler situations, and so is perfect for a shade garden in hotter zones and is tolerant of more sun in the cooler zones.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Early Spring
Early Spring

Additional Information

Growth Rate
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Propagation Type
Native to US