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Solidago speciosa

Showy Goldenrod

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Solidago speciosa (Showy Goldenrod)

These clump forming plants bloom in late summer and fall with showy clusters of bright yellow flowers on stiff reddish stems with narrow leaves. A good cut flower for bouquets.

Additional Information:


Height
36-48 Inches

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Spread
18-24 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Medium Yellow


USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Shining Blue Star (Amsonia illustris), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans)

Characteristics & Attributes

Hydrologic Designation

UPL

Nature Attracting

Butterfly
Beneficial Insects

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

USFS MO Ecological Map

Wildlife Benefit

Butterfly Nectar