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Green and gold

Green and gold (Chrysogonum virginianum) var. virginianum
Plant Botanical Name: 
Chrysogonum virginianum
Plant Sub Species or Variety: 
var. virginianum
USBG Plant Location: 
National Garden
sun to part shade
Plant Soil Type: 
well drained
Plant Moisture Requirements: 

Green and gold is a native ground cover noted for its foliage and yellow marigold-like flowers.