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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Wet
Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 2 to 3 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Foliage is bright golden-yellow when plant grown in full sun.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Tolerates foot traffic
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Flies
Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Common names
  • Creeping Jenny
  • Golden Creeping Jenny
  • Gold Moneywort
Also sold as:
  • Goldi
  • Goldii

Photo Gallery
Location: In my garden, Cottage-in-the-Meadow Gardens, South Amana, IA
Date: Summer
Location: my garden, Florida
Date: 2018-07-31
Location: Summerwinds Nursery Phoenix, Arizona
Date: 2016-05-22
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2012-05-08
garden setting ,between stepping stones
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-06-11
Location: Elkheart garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-06-19

Date: 2013-04-01
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: central Illinois
Date: summer 2007
Location: Temple, Texas
Date: June 2019
Rooted in water in 1 week.
Location: Elkheart garden zone 5 Indiana
Date: 2020-06-19
Location: In my garden, Falls Church, VA
Date: 2018-04-22
Coming back more than I really want in backyard
Location: Millinocket, Maine
Date: 2023-07-28
Location: Vaughan, ON, Canada (Zone 5b)
Date: 2013-05-20
Location: central Illinois
Date: 10-14-07
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Date: 2019-06-09
Creeping Jenny's lime green loveliness, Michigan
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2023-06-11
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2013-06-24
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Date: 2010-09-09
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)

Credit florum
Location: On a local garden tour
Date: 2011-05-22
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)

Date: 2014-07-02

Image Courtesy of Bloomin Designs Nursery Used with Permission
  • Uploaded by vic

Date: 2022-03-22
Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5b
Date: 2013-06-24
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Location: IL
Date: 2015-05-15
Location: central Illinois
Date: 9-13-06
contrasts well
Uploaded by sedumzz

photo credit: Derek Ramsey

photo credit: Derek Ramsey

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials
Uploaded by sedumzz
Uploaded by sedumzz
Location: My garden in Southeast Virginia, Zone 8
Date: APRIL
Accents for Home and Garden (Pepper's Greenhouse)

Courtesy Gardens in the Wood of Grassy Creek
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Date: 2010-09-09
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Date: 2010-09-09
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Date: 2010-09-09
Location: Maryland
Date: 2015-05-26
Location: Sangamon Co. Il.
Date: 2018-05-21

Credit florum
Location: Virginia
Date: 2012-03-23
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Variegated #1
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Variegated #2

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Singing Tree Gardens Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy

Date: 2014-07-02

Date: 2014-07-02
Uploaded by sedumzz
Uploaded by sedumzz
Location: Fairfax, Virginia (Outdoors)
Variegated
Location: Michigan
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Date: 2010-09-09
Location: Ray Wiegand's Nursery, Macomb, MI
Date: 2010-09-09
Location: central Illinois
Date: August 2007
Ground Cover
Location: central Illinois
Date: summer 2006
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Comments:
  • Posted by lauribob (N Central Wash. - the dry side - Zone 5b) on May 3, 2016 9:29 AM concerning plant:
    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.
  • Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Oct 31, 2011 9:18 AM concerning plant:
    Foliage will be bright yellow in full sun. Needs moist ground to spread well.
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In a hanging basket in vitex. Had to start over from tiny piece from original from Wanda.Looking good by 3-27-24
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Put a little in each tan pot with Butterfly Weed as well as a hanging basket in the crepe myrtle to trail ovr edge of pot.
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Primeros indicios de cochinilla algodonosa. Todos los que se notaron fueron retirados.
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