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Lysimachia nummularia
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Zones 1-9, 14-24, 31-43
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Lysimachia nummularia

Creeping Jenny
Ground covers, Perennials


Most are vigorous perennials capable of spreading beyond their allotted space, especially if they receive plenty of water. Police them to be sure they don’t invade choicer plantings. Useful for naturalizing at woodland edges or in barely maintained areas. Blossoms are yellow or white; and they appear in summer.

Lysimachia nummularia

Grows 4 to 8 in. high, spreading 2 ft. or more, rooting as it goes. Forms attractive mat of roundish, light green, 1-in. leaves. Yellow flowers about 1 in. across appear singly in leaf joints. Best use is in corners or containers where it need not be restrained. Will spill from wall, hanging basket.

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