Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida)

Monarchs enjoy the late summer flowers on Stiff Goldenrod, and birds eat the seeds in the fall. Can handle many soil conditions including clay.


Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Dry, Medium, Medium-Wet
Height:    4 feet
Blooms:    Aug, Sept, Oct
Color:    Yellow
Spacing:    1-2′
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Birds, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

Stiff Goldenrod has beautiful bunches of yellow flowers that sometimes spread aggressively in gardens. Great for seeded restorations.

Companion Plants

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