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Goldenrod

Scientific Name: Solidago spp.

Common Name(s):
Goldenrod, Erect Goldenrod

Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers, Native Plants

Comment:
Often blamed for seasonal allergies when in all likelihood a nondescript plant called ragweed is the culprit. Pairs nicely with Aster. Resistant to damage by deer.

Height:

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Goldenrod Photo by Tracie Bowers

2-4 feet

Flowering Period:
Late summer to fall

Flower Color:
Yellow

Usage:
Wildflower gardens, pollinator gardens, natural areas

Hardiness:
USDA hardiness zones 2-8

Propagation:
Division in Spring, cuttings, self-seeding

Exposure:
Full sun

Soil:
Well drained

Regions:
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain

Origins:
North America

Pollinator(s) attracted:
Bees, Butterflies

Page by Tracie Bowers EMGV

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