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
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
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Common names
  • Goldenrod
  • Dwarf Goldenrod

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Location: Woodbridge , Va
Date: 2018-10-05
Photo by HannahsGarden
Location: Maryland
Location: Maryland
Date: 2014-08-28
Blooms are emerging
Location: Maryland
Date: 2014-06-14
Location: Maryland
Date: 2015-07-28

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Select Seeds.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Photo by HamiltonSquare
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  • 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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