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Solidago rugosa

Rough goldenrod

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
4-8
3-5'
1.5-2.5'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Stalks
Flower
Perennial

Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod, Wrinkle-leaf Goldenrod, Rough-leaved Goldenrod, Roughleaf Goldenrod, Rough-stemmed Goldenrod, Roughstem Goldenrod

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
August-October
Violet/ pinkish
Fall bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam, Sand
Average, Acidic, adaptable
Soil Preference
Well-drained, sandy
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Swales, swampy meadows, thickets, prairies, fields, wet places
New England to Georgia, Missouri and Texas
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Wet soil, Drought, Black walnut
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Clay soil, Wet soil, Drought, Black walnut
Tolerance to browse by animals typically happens once plants are established. Young plants may still be quite susceptible.
SUGGESTED MAINTENANCE & COMMON PROBLEMS
Divide every 2-3 years, don't add thick mulch as will cause rot
COMPANION PLANTS
Switchgrass,New England aster,Joe pye weed,Summer phlox,Aromatic aster
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES
Can be aggressive in optimal growing conditions

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