Chrysogonum Pierre

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Eastern U.S. Native
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.

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Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers

Species virginianum

Height Short 8"

Spacing Plant 12" apart

Bloom Time Late Spring to Early Fall

Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Shady

Zones 5-9

Soil Type Normal

Water Needs Medium

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Special Features

  • Evergreen
  • Long-Blooming

Planting Sites

  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Edgers
  • Groundcovers
  • 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.