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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1372
it's a great little plant. Looks just like your picture. It is slow growing
and forms a nice bush, holds on to its older leaves, and not too
susceptible to algae. Does need good direct light. Because of its pale
colored leaves Aurea is a great contrast to red or darker green plants
At 03:48 AM 10/30/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2001 18:07:52 -0800
>From: "Robert H" <robertpaulh at earthlink_net>
>Subject: Lysimachia nummularia v "Aurea"
>OK,lets talk plants. I have noticed there are several, if not many, pretty
>much common plants, at least common to the trade, that are never discussed
>here. One such plant is Lysimachia nummularia, known as Lloydiella or
>Creeping Jenny. Aurea is a cultivar version that is golden yellow in color.
>Standard version is green. Its a cute little stem plant with round leaves.
>Reminds me a little of Creeping Charlie, (Micromeria brownei), except the
>leaves and stems are a little bigger and coloring is a little different.
>I havnt been growing it that long, so I can not relate personal experience,
>but from all accounts other than needing fairly bright light, it is
>undemanding. I know it is used in ponds, where is grows thick along the edge
>of the pond, as well as in aquariums, and is much larger in its emersed
>form. Anyone have any experience with this plant? Do you like it or dislike
>it? You can see a picture here
>Robert Paul Hudson