Like a sunrise blanketing your garden, if you have never seen this plant, you are in for a treat!
Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea,' often called Golden Creeping Jenny or Golden Moneywort, with its vibrant chartreuse green foliage is one of the most striking groundcovers available.
This is the
herbaceous perennial you will want when you are seeking a filler to aggressively form a bold contrast or pop of color.
In the early summer, cupped (3/4 inch diameter) golden
blooms cover this tasteful ground cover. Creeping Jenny is skilled at
and while she is perfect
over stone walls, filling woodland gardens, under taller plants, running along paths, filling up banks and in hanging baskets, you will want to avoid any border
areas adjacent to lawns where she'll insist on taking over.
Unlike most other groundcovers, Creeping Jenny prefers
moist and damp soils
thriving by streams, near water gardens, or alongside ponds and pools.
Because she tolerates light
she makes a gorgeous frame to brick
pavers or stepping stones
Resistant to both
as well as willing to grow on
Creeping Jenny is an ideal low maintenance option for
Because of her
growth rate, a naked slope can easily be covered in a gorgeous lime green carpet of color in no time.
You simply won't be disappointed with this plant because the foliage steals the show.
Aurea's leaves are golden yellow when grown in
and lime green when grown in the
so keep that in mind when choosing a location for her.
Though it dies back in winter in northernmost zones, it is
in most of the country.