Solidago speciosa

Showy Goldenrod

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Showy fall clusters of bright yellow flowers on stiff reddish stems with narrow leaves.

Height

3-4 Feet

Spread

18-24 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Bloom Time

August-September

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerates dry soils.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae), Aromatic Aster (Aster oblongifolius), Narrow Leaf Blue Star (Amsonia hubrichtii), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Cut Flowers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Very Adaptable
Well-drained
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