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Chrysogonum virginianum ‘Golden Acres’
Chrysogonum virginianum ‘Golden Acres’
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Chrysogonum virginianum ‘Golden Acres’

Golden Star

USDA Zone: 5-9

Plant number: 1.152.070

Also known as Green and Gold. This is an easy-to-grow perennial most often used as a groundcover in moist, shady sites. Plants form a low spreading mound of toothed, light green, triangular leaves, studded in spring with small, star-shaped golden-yellow flowers. While not a showy plant, it is much in demand for groundcover use in many parts of the country. Combines beautifully with Hostas, ferns and other plants that appreciate moist, shady sites. Easily divided in the spring or early fall. Evergreen in mild winter areas.

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Chrysogonum virginianum ‘Golden Acres’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
Care Level
Flower Colour
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Light Green
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Alpine & Rock
  Ground Cover
  Wild Flower
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
   30-45 cm
   12-18 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate