Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'
Golden star or green and gold

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Golden star or green and gold
Chrysogonum virginianum 'Allen Bush'

Chrysogonum ‘Allen Bush has a more compact habit and more flowers than the species. Light green, triangular leaves are the perfect backdrop for the star shaped, golden flowers. It blooms abundantly in the spring and fall and sporadically through the heat of summer. This is a great groundcover for woodland gardens, edging along paths and shady perennial borders.

North Creek Unique™ - This unique assortment has been discovered or introduced to the trade and shared with the world by North Creek Nursery. 

More compact plant than the species and also produces more flowers

Flower heavily in spring and sporadically the rest of the season

Tolerates deer and heavy shade

Well-behaved groundcover for shady sites

Wrens, Juncos and Robins use groundcover areas to find food, safety and nesting materials

Native Range

Native in woodlands from Pennsylvania and Ohio down to Georgia.

Interesting Facts

Consider replacing some of your high-maintenance turf with groundcovers. You will use less water and spend less time mowing. It’s also great for wildlife. Insects that live there attracting a wide array of ground feeding birds. 


Prefers moist, acidic, organically rich soils in sun-dappled part shade. spreads by rhizones but not agressively. Tolerant of of sunny sites as long as the soil is kept moist and well drained.

Mature Size: 8-in. Tall x 12-in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 5-9

Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Full Shade

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