Roan Mountain Goldenrod (Solidago roanensis) in the Goldenrods Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 3 months at 40 degrees
Suitable for wintersowing
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division

courtesy Sunlight Gardens, www.sunlightgardens.com

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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Jan 15, 2012 9:19 AM

Coming from open, rocky areas in the Appalachian Mountains, Roan Mountain Goldenrod grows up to 2 feet tall and has narrow, upright racemes of bright pure yellow in late summer. Give it dryish, well-drained soil, and full sun.

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