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Chrysogonum virginianum

Common Name(s):
Green and gold
Categories:
Groundcover, Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Needs well-drained soil; native; tolerates limited foot traffic; a North Carolina native which looks equally at home in the flower garden and the deciduous woods

Season:
Spring to early summer
Height:
1-2 ft.
Flower Color:
Gold
Hardiness:
USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9
Foliage:
Pairs of oblong to egg-shaped leaves; 1-3 in., medium green, simple, bluntly toothed, long-stalked, with sparse hairs
Flower:
1.25-in., golden yellow, star-shaped flowers with 5 broad, bright yellow rays, sporadically in summer
Habit:
Semi-Evergreen; herbaceous perennial
Site:
Well-drained soil; sun to partial shade; sandy or rocky woodlands and stream banks
Size:
6-9 in.
Texture:
Medium
Propagation:
Division in spring
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade
Soil:
Moist, well-drained
Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
Origin:
North America, North Carolina
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 256

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Chrysogonum virginianum groundcover
Tom Potterfield, CC BY-NC-SA - 2.0