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Chrysogonum (Green and Gold)

More Information About Chrysogonum

Chrysogonum virginianum, known by the common name "green and gold", is a charming little groundcover plant forms a 2-3' wide mat almost never exceeding 6" tall. During the spring and early summer, Chrysogonum virginianum is covered with 1" yellow daisies that attract butterflies and brighten up the woodland garden.

Chrysogonum is very easy to grow, but prefers rich, consistently moist, well-drained soil. Chrysogonum will tolerate much more sun in cooler climates than in the hot South. Try combining this popular native with other charming woodland plants such as hosta, heuchera, selaginella, or epimedium. Green and gold also makes a great color bowl filler. When you are ready to buy green and gold for your woodland shade garden, check out our list of chrysogonum for sale.