PO Box 567
Lilydale, Vic 3140
Phone (03) 9735 3831

Lysimachia congestiflora 'Shooting Stars'

Shooting Stars

Plant Type Small shrub
Flower Colour Yellow
Leaf Shape Ovate - medium
Leaf Colour Purple & white
Sun/Shade Part-full sun
Climate Min Temperate
Climate Max Sub trop
Drought Dry periods
Coastal No
Frost Moderate
Native Exotic
Flower Months Oct-Jan



This amazing moneywort is the handiwork of plantsman Darrell Probst. This semi-evergreen groundcover makes a nicely-spreading mass of small purple foliage. For us, it makes a 3' wide mat in one season but doesn't show tendencies to eat plants that it surrounds. In late spring, the purple foliage is topped by hundreds of golden bells…a really amazing sight. We've had great luck using this to cover extremely difficult, nearly vertical slopes. In hanging baskets or color bowls, it's a killer


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