Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)

Smiling Sun Gardens

Regular price $6.00

Very showy clusters of bright yellow flowers on stiff reddish stems with narrow leaves. Clump forming plants bloom in late summer and early fall. The vertical flower clusters go well with rough blazing stars, New England aster, and other tall species.

Culture: Grow in full sun in slightly dry to slightly moist soil. Very adaptable.
Use: Grow in wildflower meadows, prairies and butterfly gardens. Excellent cut flower.

Attracts predatory insects that prey upon pest insects.


Native Environment: Savanna / Woodland / Prairie
Zone: 3 to 8
USDA Map: SOSP2Height: 3 to 4 feet
Spread: 1.5 to 2 feet
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Color: Yellow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Season of Interest: July to September
Soil Moisture: Dry / Moderate
Wildlife Benefit: Food/Pollinators / Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Nature Attracting: Butterflies, Native Bees
Special Usage: Fresh Cut Flower
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Clay Soil