Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe - Green and gold

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantRain GardenPart ShadeShadeBird Friendly

Green and gold
Chrysogonum virginianum var. australe

- Plant listed for information only. Not currently being sold at Garden Centers

One of our favorite, slowly spreading, native groundcovers for the woodland garden. Yellow daisy-like flowers cover evergreen foliage in spring. Looks great with columbine and Virginia bluebells. The brightly colored flowers will light up shady areas and attract butterflies and birds.  It's found in the more northern range of the species, including North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio.

  • Flowers heavily in May and then sporadically the rest of the season
  • Attracts birds and butterflies
  • Brightens up a shady borders, great groundcover
  • Lovely planted along the edge of a woodland path
  • May be used in a rain garden, it will naturalize
  • Easy to grow and maintain

Native Range

Native to woodlands from New York to Louisiana and Florida.


Brightly colored butterflies are active during the day and use their colors to attract a mate or to warn predators that they are unpleasant to eat. In contrast, moths are usually dull in color and are active at dusk or during the night.




Mature Size: -6in. Tall x -12in. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 5-8

Sun Exposure: Part Shade to Full Shade

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