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 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12" - 18"
Plant Spread: 12" - 18"
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies

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Common names
  • Goldenrod
  • Dwarf Goldenrod

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Comments:
  • Posted by Catmint20906 (PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 1, 2014 8:19 PM concerning plant:
    Solidago is considered a key nectar source for Monarch Butterflies. Solidago sphacelata is a Monarch Way Station plant.

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