Solidago speciosa (Showy Goldenrod)
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Solidago speciosa

Showy Goldenrod

Golden plumes. Can be somewhat aggressive; needs competition. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps. Purple-red fall foliage

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Gold
Bloom Time: August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Solidago speciosa

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fall Color

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Vase Shaped

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

August
September
October

Flower Color

Gold

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average