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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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Height

8 Inches

Spread

12 Inches

Bloom Color

Golden Yellow

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

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
Moist
Moist
Groundcover
Groundcover

Additional Information

Growth Rate
Medium
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Well-Drained
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Native to US