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‘Persian Chocolate’ moneywort

Lysimachia congestiflora 'Persian Chocolate'

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A mass of small purple leaves and abundant golden yellow, bell-shaped flowers distinguish this groundcover. It is useful on slopes as well as in containers.

CareProvide full sun or part shade and humusy, moist but well-drained soil.

PropagationDivide in spring or fall.

ProblemsRust, leaf spot.

  • Genus : Lysimachia
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Uses : Containers, Ground Covers
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time : Late Spring, Spring
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Plant Height : Under 6 inches
  • Flower Color : Yellow
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