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Showy Goldenrod - Solidago speciosa

Regular price $6.00

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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:  Monarch, 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