Scientific Name : Lysimachia congestiflora
Common Name : Moneywort
Hardiness Zone : 5b - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -15°F (-26°C)
Blooming Season : Late Spring, Autumn, Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Frost Tolerant, Shade Tolerant
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun
General Information : An excellent flowering groundcover that brings burgundy foliage and continuously blooming, bright yellow flowers to shady locations. Works as an accent plant, mixing well with other varieties.
Idea & Tips : Lysimachia ‘Firefly’ prefers shady areas with rich soils. Water frequently to establish plants. Fertilize monthly for best growth. Trim as needed.
: An excellent flowering groundcover for the shade.
- Burgundy foliage and continuously blooming, bright yellow flowers.
- Prefers shady locations.
- Works as an accent plant, mixing well with other varieties.
Protection Information : PPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
500 ppm IBA
Low to moderate
50 ppm N starting at Day 7
One or two pinches in propagation for fuller plants.
42-49 days after sticking
Nights: 56 to 64°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 76°F (18 to 24°C)
1,500 to 2,500
Day length neutral
Low to moderate
Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 125 to 150 ppm N. Sensitive to high EC levels early in production.
Typically not required
PGRs generally not needed
Watch for crown rot if overwatered.
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