Plant Family / Lysimachia - Loosestrife
Lysimachia atropurpurea 'Beaujolais' (Purple Loosestrife) is a clump-forming, upright and sturdy perennial boasting attractive deep wine-red flower spikes on long slender stems from late spring to early fall. The foliage is ornamental with its waxy rosettes of silver-green, narrow, wavy-edged leaves, up to 4 in. long (10 cm).
Very vigorous, award-winning Lysimacha nummularia 'Aurea' (Golden Creeping Jenny) is a low-growing evergreen perennial forming an attractive mat of rounded to heart-shaped leaves, 1 in. long (2.5 cm), along the trailing stems. The foliage ranges from lime green to soft chartreuse in shade to a brassy gold in full sun.
Lysimacha nummularia 'Goldilocks' (Creeping Jenny) is a low-growing perennial forming an attractive mat of roundish to heart-shaped, shiny golden leaves, 1 in. long (2.5 cm), along the procumbent stems. Blooming in early to midsummer, yellow flowers with five pointed lobes are borne in the leaf axils.
Masses of cup-shaped, golden yellow flowers, tinged in red at their heart appear in early summer for a long blooming season ending in late summer
Named after the Macedonian King of Thrace (Lysimachus), Lysimacha punctata (Yellow Loosestrife) is a perennial plant with great ornamental value, producing sturdy, upright stems loaded with abundant spikes of cup-shaped, golden yellow flowers, tinged with red at their heart