Solidago flexicaulis

Solidago flexicaulis


Zig-Zag Goldenrod Categories: ,


Key Information:

Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Part Sun – Shade
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: July – October

More Details:

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

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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