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Goldenrod

Botanical Name
Solidago spp.
Min Zone
2
Max Zone
8
Height
2 to 6 feet
Width
1 to 3 feet
Flowers
Midsummer to late fall: yellow
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Division may be necessary every 2 to 3 years
  • Avoid excess fertilization and high nitrogen fertilizers that can promote rampant growth
  • Deadhead to prevent reseeding and promote additional flowers
  • Most varieties are drought tolerant when established
Problems
Mildew, rust, leaf spot when poorly sited
Varieties
  • Fireworks - tiny yellow flowers along long plume-like panicles held at the ends of stems - resembling fireworks

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