$4.95 – $9.95
Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Part Sun – Shade
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: July – October
Suggested Uses: Zig-zag Goldenrod is a beautiful goldenrod for shady areas and a variety of soil types. Zigzag Goldenrod is a great addition to woodland gardens, shady shoreline restoration projects and rain gardens! Grows well under evergreens. This plant attracts a variety of beneficial insects, which provide a source of food for woodland songbirds. Goldenrods are not wind-pollinated and therefore do not cause standard hay fever or allergies.
Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S., including Minnesota.
Pollinators: Bees and beneficial wasps, flies and beetles. High-value nectar source for adult monarch butterflies. Favored by the Rusty Patched Bumble Bee (Bombus affinis).
Flowers: Individual 1/4″ flowers are arranged in clusters which zigzag up the stem. The 1-2″ round clusters are located where the leaves meet the stem.
Leaves: The 1″-3″ leaves are oval and coarsely toothed.
Other Names: Feathery False Lily of the Valley
More information: USDA plant profile