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Golden Star Chrysogonum - 5 Plants - 3.5 inch Pots

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Golden Star, native from Pennsylvania to Louisiana, produces yellow star-shaped flowers from spring through summer. It's very effective as a ground cover, especially under small trees and in bulb beds. It has lovely flowers, is deer resistant, has no known pests or diseases, and tolerates little foot traffic. What could be better for your garden?

Name(s): Chrysogonum virginianum, Chrysogonum virginianum var. virginianum, Chrysogonum australe, Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe, Goldenstar, Green-and-Gold

Flower Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Spring through summer.

Foliage: Herbaceous, medium green.

Height/Spread: 3 inches to 4 inches x 4 inches to 6 inches.

Climate Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Sun Exposure: Full sun to partial shade.

Soil Condition: Well-drained, loamy, pH 6.1 to 7.8

Features: Colorful flowers, deer resistant, no known pests and diseases, tolerates some foot traffic.

Uses: Massed planting, ground cover, shade gardens, woodland gardens, native plant collections, perennial gardens, perennial borders.

Comments: Chrysogonum virginianum, Chrysogonum virginianum var. virginianum, Chrysogonum australe, Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe, also known as Golden Star, Green-and- Gold, produces yellow star-shaped flowers from spring through summer atop low-growing, semi-evergreen plants. It's native to woodlands from Pennsylvania to Louisiana. Golden Star is most effective as a ground cover. It can be grown as a lawn substitute for it will tolerate a little foot traffic when established.

Chrysogonum thrives in full sun to partial shade in USDA climate zones 5 through 9 in well-drained soils with pH ranging from 6.1 to 7.8. Ample water is required when planted in full sun. In the hottest climates, afternoon shade is necessary.

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