Growing Creeping Jenny (Moneywort, Creeping Charlie)

Botanical Name: Lysimachia nummularia
Life Cycle: perennial
Planting Time: spring, summer or fall
Height: 1" to 2"
Exposure: partial shade to shade
Soil: moist, well-drained soil; adapts to dry soil conditions
Hardiness: zones 3 to 8
Bloom Time: mid summer
Flower: yellow to yellow-orange
Foliage: green creeping runners that form 1 inch thick mats. Foliage remains green throughout the year.
Propagation: division
Suggested Use: groundcover, walls and banks near ponds or streams, between stones on walkways and paths
Growing Hints: Purchase seedlings or transplant from establish plants anytime during the growing season. Plants spread rapidly and should be spaced at least 12 to 18 inches apart. Flowers appear in midsummer and last several weeks. This plant can withstand light trampling making it useful for filling gaps between stones in garden walkways.
Interesting Facts: Creeping Jenny can quickly become an invasive weed in lawns if not contained.
Creeping Jenny with yellow flowers.


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Article
Growing Creeping Jenny (Moneywort or Creeping Charlie)
Home and Garden Gardening Growing PerennialsMarch 13, 2006
Closeup of blue flowering creeping charlie.
Getting Rid of Ground Ivy (Creeping Charlie)
Man on the Street in Charlie Chaplin Costume
Making a Charlie Chaplin Costume
Charlie Brown Costume
Making a Charlie Brown Costume
Sanvitalia (Creeping Zinnia)
Growing Sanvitalia (Creeping Zinnia)
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 19, 2016 at 4:07:40 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!