Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora) 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
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 24 - 60 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Pollinators: Various insects
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Location: Roberta GeorgiaDate: Septemberfull bloom
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Location: Roberta GeorgiaDate: SeptemberGoing to seed
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Photo courtesy of: Tom Potterfield
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Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission
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Photo Courtesy of Prairie Nursery. Used with Permission
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Comments:
Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on Aug 27, 2013 3:56 AM

This is the state herb of Delaware.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What should I add? by starbookworm Oct 19, 2018 2:23 PM 9
Southeast Month in Bloom - January & February 2017 by Danita Feb 25, 2017 10:35 AM 20
Solidago #3 by upat5 Aug 5, 2016 8:51 AM 16

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