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Chrysogonum virginianum

Native Plants

Green-and-Gold

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Summary

Green-and-gold is a marvelous semi-evergreen perennial groundcover that enlivens the garden with delightful masses of small, daisy-like yellow flowers during spring and then sporadically throughout the summer. Chrysogonum virginianum also serves as a foundation for other plants from woodland settings to pond edges or rock gardens. It performs well in shade to part sun and well-drained soils that are acidic to neutral. As a companion, green-and-gold is quite versatile and works well with a wide array of plants including Spigelia marilandica, Aquilegia canadensis, Cypripedium parviflorum, Tiarella cordifolia, Gentiana clausa and Dodecatheon meadia.


More Details

  • Plant Type
    perennial 
  • Sun/Shade Conditions
    filtered-shade, full-sun 
  • Foliage Character
    semi-evergreen 
  • Soil Moisture
    average, moist 
  • Flowering Period
    late-spring, mid-spring
  • Soil PH
    adaptable, alkaline 
  • Flower Color
    yellow 
  • Summer Foliage Color
    green 
  • Fall Foliage Color
    green 
  • Fruit/Seed Color
    green