Lysimachia Nummularia Aurea / Creeping Jenny
Common Name: Lysimachia Nummularia, Creeping Jenny, Lysimachia Golden, Moneywort
Lysimachia Nummularia Aurea, more commonly known as Creeping Jenny, is a beautiful variation of Lysimachia Nummularia that can be grown in both submerged and emersed condtions. It is common to see this plant in flooded areas in the wild and can be considered invasive in certain areas. This plant features rounded leaves that resemble coins and is a relatively easy plant to care for making it a popular choice amongst beginner hobbyists. This plant features a low growing pattern and will grow moderately, requiring periodic maintenance.
Creeping Jenny is known for being a good nitrate indicator and will readily absorb excess in the planted aquarium. When given good conditions, this plant does produce small yellow flowers.
Lysimachia Nummularia Specifications
Please note, all stats are provided as general guidelines. Factors such as height, size and overall success can vary depending on care and environment.
- Family name: Primulaceae
- Care: Easy
- Lighting: Low to medium
- CO2: Not required, but recommended
- Propagation: Trim along stem
- Growth rate: Moderate
- Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium. Unstable parameters will result in melt of the aquarium plant.
- CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil will yield better growth.