Phonetic: so-li-DAY-go spee-see-OH-suh
Goldenrod is an important pollen and nectar source late in the season for native bees, honeybees, butterflies, moths and beetles, when most plants are past blooming.
- Hardiness Zone: 3-8
- Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
- Sun Exposure: Full To Partial Sun
- Flower Color: Yellow
- Bloom Time: September, October
- Soil Type: Medium - Dry
- Mature Plant Size: 3-5'H, 2-3'W
- Plant Spacing: 2'
- Host Plant: Gray Hairstreak, Painted Lady, Brown-Hooded Owlet, Common Looper, Goldenrod Gall Moth, Goldenrod Flower Moth
- Attracts: Bees, Birds, Butterflies
- Advantages: Clay soil tolerant, drought tolerant
- Landscape Uses: Accent plant, butterfly garden, cottage gardens, cut flower, mass plantings, perennial border, roadsides
- Companion Plants: Big Blue Stem, Smooth Blue Aster, Sweet Black Eyed Susan
- Deer Resistant