Chrysogonum virginianum Pierre

Golden Star

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Plant Code: CHPI

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Soft green, clump-forming foliage hugs the ground and becomes covered with long-blooming, star-shaped, golden flowers. Foliage can remain evergreen in mild winters. Chrysogonum Pierre will brighten a shady spot when combined with small trees and ferns. Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.


Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 8"
Spacing: Plant 12" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Shady
Zones: 5-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal
Flower: Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Evergreen
  • Groundcovers
  • Long-Blooming
  • Shade Tolerant

Chrysogonum General Information

Chrysogonum is a low-growing, mat-forming plant, similar in structure to Ajuga. Excellent in terms of spread and the extent to which it covers itself with flowers, it creates a delightful ground cover or edging in the perennial border Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Chrysogonum Plant Care

Likes a moist rich soil. No rampant spreading, just consistent even growth. Flowers continuously - no deadheading needed. Easily divided in late spring. Tolerates limited foot traffic. Blooms best in cooler situations.