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Lysimachia congestiflora 'Persian Chocolate' ('Persian Chocolate' moneywort)

Lysimachia congestiflora 'Persian Chocolate' Photo/Illustration: Jennifer Benner

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Lysimachia congestiflora 'Persian Chocolate' lye-sih-MAK-ee-ah kon-jess-tih-floor-ah Common Name: 'Persian Chocolate' moneywort Genus: Lysimachia
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.
Care: Provide full sun or part shade and humusy, moist but well-drained soil.
Propagation: Divide in spring or fall.
Problems: Rust, leaf spot.
Height Less than 6 in.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Spreads
Growth Pace Fast Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Late Spring; Spring
Foliage Color Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Ground Covers
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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