Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea')

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Plant Habit:Herb/Forb
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Water Preferences:In Water
Wet
Wet Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height:3 inches
Plant Spread:12 inches
Leaves:Unusual foliage color
Flowers:Inconspicuous
Flower Color:Yellow
Flower Time:Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses:Groundcover
Propagation: Seeds:Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods:Division
Pollinators:Self
Flies
Bees
Containers:Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Honey Bees in the Garden:  JulyHoney Bees in the Garden: July
July 6, 2011

Independence Day and the beginning of the hottest days of summer, the Dog Days, are the major events in July. Gardeners and honey bees are trying to keep cool and harvesting food.

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Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IADate: Summer
By larryr
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: 2012-05-08garden setting ,between stepping stones
By gardengus
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Location: central IllinoisDate: summer 2007
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 9-13-06contrasts well
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Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)Date: 2013-05-20
By Anne
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-24
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Location: On a local garden tourDate: 2011-05-22
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Date: 2013-04-01
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-24
By chelle
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Location: ILDate: 2015-05-15
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Location: central IllinoisDate: summer 2006
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Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
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Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
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Location: central IllinoisDate: August 2007Ground Cover
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Credit florum
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Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 10-14-07
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Comments:
Posted by lauribob (N Central Wash. - the dry side - Zone 5b) on May 3, 2016 9:29 AM

This plant supposedly likes it very moist and will even grow in water. (I'm going to try that one of these days.) I planted some next to a rock water feature to hide the supporting grate. It has taken off from there and is quite aggressive in my sporadically watered rock garden of succulents. It has also crossed my gravel driveway and is now growing in another rather dry area. It's very bright and pretty.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 31, 2011 9:18 AM

Foliage will be bright yellow in full sun. Needs moist ground to spread well.

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