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Goldenrod in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Solidago

 

Goldenrod

Goldenrod is a perennial woody flowering plant, most varieties of which have conical panicles of small yellow flowers in Summer and Autumn. The leaves vary, but most varieties have narrow, tapering leaves around 4" long, that are hairy on the underside. Plants can also vary considerably in height, depending on the variety.

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plant Features
  • Goldenrod likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Goldenrod likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Goldenrod is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Goldenrod likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Goldenrod

Latin name

Solidago

type

Herbaceous Perennials

family

Asteraceae

ph

5.0 - 7.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Goldenrod likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Goldenrod is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Goldenrod likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Goldenrod likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Goldenrod is 1.00meters x 1.00meters 1.00 M 1.00 M

Solidago

Goldenrod is a perennial woody flowering plant, most varieties of which have conical panicles of small yellow flowers in Summer and Autumn. The leaves vary, but most varieties have narrow, tapering leaves around 4" long, that are hairy on the underside. Plants can also vary considerably in height, depending on the variety.


Propagating by division

From Early Winter TO Late Winter

Goldenrod is very easy to divide. Divide the plants by digging up the clump and pulling it apart, then replanting the separate clumps. This can be done at any time through the Winter

 

Flowering

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Goldenrod flowers from late Summer to mid Autumn

 

Planting

From Early Autumn TO Early Autumn

Plant young plants in early Autumn in a sunny site, with well-draining fertile soil

 
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