Common Name: Green and Gold

  • Habit: Perennial Herb
  • Light: Shade (< 2 hrs. direct sun), Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun)
  • Water Needs: Average, Moist
  • Height: <1′
  • Flower: Yellow, Apr, May
  • Fruit: Small dark brown oval seeds ripen a few weeks after the blooms fade.
  • Fall Color: No
  • Natural Habitat: Upland Deciduous Forest, Woodland Edge

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Chrysogonum virginianum is a semi-evergreen, creeping ground cover with fuzzy green leaves and small golden flowers. Single flowers are bourne on short stalks in spring with five bright yellow/golden petals. Colonies will bloom en masse with an eye-catching “Green and Gold” mosaic. Thrives in rich soils in shady areas and will form colonies/mats over time as stems creep outward.

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