Walking around the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, this might be the last plant combo you’d notice, tucked under a few shrubs near the exit. But when you’ve walked around as many public gardens as I have, you start to search out the secret little nooks and understated, hidden pleasures. I’m never disappointed. This is one such vignette. I love how these three plants have almost identical leaf shapes, so their subtle color differences are highlighted. The bad thing about these hidden little gems is that you rarely find any plant tags. I know the chartreuse plant is golden creeping Jenny (Lysimachia nummularia ‘Aurea’, USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8), and it looks like one of the other plants is button fern (Pellaea rotundifolia, Zones 8-10), but I have no idea what the third plant is. Anyone? Comment below!
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