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Chrysogonum

Chrysogonum spp.

Chrysogonum virginianum 2 by Andy king50 (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Light watering
Half-hardy

5a-9b

USDA zone

-29°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chrysogonum virginianum pm
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Chrysogonum Overview

Small genus with only 2 hardy, rhizomatous, herbaceous species. They are cultivated ornamentally for their attractive, 5-petalled, yellow flowers. One is located in the Eastern USA and one in Madagascar. They reside in the Asteraceae (Asteraceae) family of daisies and produce textured, rounded foliage.

How to propagate Chrysogonum

Division

You can propagate by division in the spring.

Seed

Seeds when fresh.

Special features of Chrysogonum

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Chrysogonum

Suitable in rock gardens.