Green and Gold
Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
6-9 in. H X 12-24 in. W
Golden yellow, star-shaped flowers
Bloom Time Notes:
Spring and Summer
Leaves are medium green and 1-3 inches long; opposite and hairy.
Found in rich, moist woods and open areas
By division and by seed
Sun or Shade:
Green and Gold (Chrysogonum virginianum) is a good ground cover in sun to partial shade in almost any kind of well-drained, moist soil; not very drought tolerant. It is semi-evergreen and flowers over a long period.
There is an aggressive form with long runners sometimes sold as 'Eco-Lacquered Spider.'
Other Common Names: Golden Star
Other Scientific Names: Chrysogonum australe