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Lysimachia nummularia

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loads of this lovely ground cover

Plant Size
1cm × 50cm

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Plant Finder: about Lysimachia nummularia

Common names

Moneywort, Creeping Charlie, Wandering Jenny, String of sovereigns


Lysimachia nummularia (Moneywort). This is a prostrate perennial. It will creep along with a ground-hugging habit. The leaves are small and rounded, light green turning to yellow-green as they age. The flowers are bright yellow and will appear on top of the foliage in the summer.


They will prefer a slightly acidic soil with a good mix of organicĀ matter and need full sun to partial-shade.

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, bog, aquatic, ground cover, naturaliser, border, hanging baskets.

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Lysimachia nummularia | Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds, North Yorkshire, LS25 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds, North Yorkshire, LS25
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