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Lysimachia alfredii Night Light

Scientific Name : Lysimachia alfredii
Common Name : Moneywort
Hardiness Zone : 5a - 9a
Hardiness Degree : -25°F (-32°C)
Blooming Season : Spring, Late Spring, Summer, Autumn, Late Summer
Plant Habit : Mounded
Characteristics : Attracts Bees, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance
Water : Medium
Fertilizer : Once a month
Spacing : 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)
Height : 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)
Width : 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)
Exposure : Shade, Partial Sun
General Information : This flowering groundcover provides a colorful mound of attractive foliage and bright yellow flowers. ‘Night Light’ brightens up shade gardens and offers continuous flowering from Spring until hard frost in Fall.
Idea & Tips : Prefers shade to part shade locations. Water as needed and fertilize monthly during the growing season. Trim foliage to 6" after hard frost in the Fall.
Grower InformationShade-loving, flowering groundcover.
  • Provides a colorful mound of attractive foliage and bright yellow flowers.
  • ‘Night Light’ brightens up shade gardens.
  • Foliage turns burgundy in the shade.
  • Offers continuous flowering from Spring until hard frost in Fall.
'Night Light'
Protection InformationPPAF
(Flowering Only License)
Breeder : Darwin Perennials
  • Propagation Guide
    • Media EC/pH:
      EC 0.75-0.80 mmhos/pH 5.8-6.2
      Soil Temperature:
      70-72°F (21-22°C)
      Rooting Hormone:
      500 ppm IBA
      Mist:
      Moderate to high for first 24 hours, then reduce to low.
      Fertilization:
      50 ppm N starting at Day 7
      Pinching:
      One or two pinches prior to transplant.
      Transplanting:
      42-49 days after sticking
      Comments:
      Lysimachia should root quickly. Watch for oversaturated media.
    • Media pH:
      5.8-6.2
      Temperature:
      Nights: 55 to 65°F (13 to 18°C) Days: 65 to 75°F (18 to 24°C)
      Light Level (fc):
      1,500 to 2,500
      Vernalization:
      No
      Daylength:
      Day length neutral
      Watering:
      Moderate
      Fertilization:
      Use a balanced fertilizer at a rate of 150 to 175 ppm N.
      Pinch After Transplant:
      Typically not required
      Plant Growth Regulators:
      PGRs generally not needed
      Pests and Fungal Diseases:
      Not particularly sensitive. Use well-drained media.
    • 1–qt. (10–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      6-8 wks
      1–gal. (15–cm) pot, 1 plant per pot:
      9-11 wks
      2 to 3–gal. (25 to 30–cm) pot, 3 plants per pot:
      10-12 wks
      Bloom Months:
      Year round depending on location

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