Go Back Yellow Creeping Jenny

Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Plant Type: Water Gardening

Trailing stems of chartreuse tinged round leaves. Clusters of bright yellow flowers bloom all summer.

Golden creeping Jenny is a low-growing, rampant, evergreen ground cover with rounded, golden yellow leaves. In summer, it produces many cup-shaped, bright yellow flowers.

Noteworthy characteristics: This cultivar can withstand damper soils than many other types of ground covers and can tolerate limited foot traffic.

Care: Grow in a moist, but well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Soil should not dry out in summer. Full sun or partial shade, but color is best in full sun.

Propagation: Sow seed in containers outdoors in spring. Divide in spring or autumn.

Problems: Rust and leaf spot are possible, but generally no serious disease or insect problems. Can be invasive.

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Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color


Foliage Color


Plant Spread

7-15 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

3-6 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone


Soil Moisture


Characteristics & Attributes


Container, Bog or Water Garden, Ground Cover

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance


Partial Shade

Growth Rate


Seasonal Interests