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Solidago rigida

Stiff Goldenrod

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Solidago rigida (Stiff Goldenrod)

A clump-forming goldenrod that blooms in late summer and early fall. Its true yellow, flat-topped flowers provide nectar for butterflies. Birds love the seed of this goldenrod.

Additional Information:


Height
30-48 Inches

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Spread
12-16 Inches

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Bloom/Seasonal Color
Medium Yellow


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

Home Owner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Good Companions
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae), Rough Blazing Star (Liatris aspera), Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Hydrologic Designation

FACU-

Nature Attracting

Songbird
Butterfly

Season of Interest

Late (July-frost)

Soil Moisture

Moderate
Average

Special Uses

Fresh Cut Flower

Sun Exposure

Full Sun

Wildlife Benefit

Food/Birds
Butterfly Nectar