Sun: Full to Part
Flowers: The flower heads form a large, dense, club-shaped cluster at the top of the plant and are made up of lots of tiny ray flowers about 1″ wide.
Leaves: The leaves are up to 10″ long and deeply lobed. They have prickly edges.
As it’s name implies this is a showy goldenrod!!! It is a beautiful wildflower that is lovely in fresh cut flower bouquets! It is a big attractor of pollinating bees and other beneficial insects and butterflies. An excellent addition to the landscape!
Other Uses: Dries well for winter bouquets.
More Info: Goldenrod does NOT cause hay fever or allergies. It is pollinated by insects, not by the wind.
Name: Solidago comes from the latin “solidare”, meaning “to make whole.”