Gray goldenrod (Solidago nemoralis) in the Goldenrods Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: 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: 12 - 30 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 2 months cold moist treatment
Depth to plant seed: Seed is small. Sow on soil surface.
Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: May germinate without stratification.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Pollinators: Wasps
Beetles
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Solidago #3 by upat5 Aug 5, 2016 8:51 AM 16
Solidago #2 by upat5 Aug 4, 2016 10:25 AM 0
Solidago #1 by upat5 Aug 5, 2016 8:07 AM 3

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