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Showy Goldenrod (Solidago speciosa) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Showy Goldenrod
Solidago speciosa

Showy Goldenrod
Showy Goldenrod

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Yellow
 
Bloom Season
August - October
 

Features

Upright clusters of small, yellow flowers.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in prairies, fields and open woods. Spreads by rhizomes.