Packera 'aurea' Packera 'aurea'

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Packera 'aurea'

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  • Shady, Moist Areas,
  • Showy Blooms,
  • Beneficial to Bees,
Common Name:Golden Groundsel / syn. Senecio aureus
Plant Type:Perennial
Brand:American Beauties Native Plants
Hardiness Zone: 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 What is my zone?
Height:6 - 12 Inches
Spread:12 - 24 Inches
Exposure:Full Shade (0-4 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Nature Attractions:Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance:Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color:Yellow Shades

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(Senecio aureus) Packera aurea is a tough native with semi evergreen foliage that is an early season bloomer. Bright green foliage stands 6 inches tall with 12 inch upright stems that hold the blooms. Small bright yellow flowers appear from April - June and provide nectar and pollen for the native bees. Grown in moist, part shade to full locations Packera aurea thrives. Both deer and rabbit resistant, Packera aurea is well suited for shade gardens, forests, and bog and water gardens.
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Packera 'aurea'

Common Name Golden Groundsel / syn. Senecio aureus
USDA Hardiness Zone 3, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Type Perennial
Brand American Beauties Native Plants
Sun Exposure Full Shade (0-4 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moderate, Moist, Wet
Nature Attractions Bee-Friendly, Butterflies
Critter Resistance Deer, Rabbit
Flower Color Yellow Shades
Attributes Deciduous, Native
Design Use Border, Ground Cover, Massing, Waters Edge or Bog
Season of Interest (Flowering) Late Spring or Early Summer

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