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Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’

Moneywort

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  • Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Features

  • BloomsMay to July
  • Height0.05m to 0.1m
  • Spread0.6m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourBright yellow
  • Leaf ColourYellow
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’ (Moneywort). This bears yellow flowers in late spring to mid summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Bog, aquatic, ground cover, naturaliser, border, hanging basket.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings, or by division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails can damage plants.

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