Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)

Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)

Blooming in early fall, the goldenrods provide a splash of yellow color across landscapes and gardens. The late season flowers are valuable for butterflies and pollinators.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Dry, Medium
Height:    5 feet
Blooms:    Aug, Sept, Oct
Color:    Yellow
Spacing:    2-3′
Zones:    3-8
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Showy Goldenrod can sometimes spread aggressively in gardens. Great for seeded restorations.

Companion Plants

Royal Catchfly
Smooth Blue Aster
New England Aster
Little Bluestem
Switch Grass