Solidago canadensis

(Canada goldenrod)

Growth: Upright, rhizomatous, clump-forming. Our native goldenrod whose natural habitat is sun to part sun in ditches, open woods and on the edge of wetlands. Suitable for growing in a meadow garden or in a naturalized open woodland setting in moist soil. 

Characteristics: This plant is comprised of an upright stem bearing narrow, lax leaves and branching clusters of many small, stalked yellow flower heads at the top of the stem. Flowers appear in July-August, followed by fluffy. Important sources of nectar and pollen for over 30 insect species, including bees, moths, butterflies, beetles, flies and wasps. Flowers, leaves and seeds are edible and used for herbal medicine.

Size:   Height 24-48” (60-120 cm) 
             Width indeterminate

Zone: 2  

On site:  1 gal  $12.00