Plant Library

Goldenrod Showy

Common Name: Goldenrod

Botanical Name: Solidago

Variety: Showy

Blossom Color: Gold

Bloom Time: Sep-Nov

Zone: 3 to 8

Exposure: Sun or Part Shade

Mature Height: 3-5'

Mature Width: 24 - 36"

Notes: It blooms a little late in the season, but is worth the wait. Its showy, golden blooms glow in the autumn sun and are an important source of late season food for many pollinators including migrating butterflies. Will not spread aggressively like some other goldenrods. Will not cause hayfever.