Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Common Name: Moneywort, Creeping Jenny

An easy to grow groundcover that blooms! L. 'Aurea' is an underused perennial that is easy to grow in any moist soil and which blooms yellow in early summer. This variety has golden leaves whose color is best maintained in full sun. The species name, nummularia, comes from the Latin word for coin, referring to the small, nearly circular leaves.

There are many landscape uses for this perennial including: covering banks or stone walls, naturalizing around streams or pools, growing under taller plants, or even as a trailing plant in hanging baskets or other containers. Do not plant this variety at the edge of the flower border where it will be able to spread into the lawn.