PLANT BASE

Solidago speciosa

Showy goldenrod

Height
Spread
Growth
habit
3-8
3-5'
2-3'
Form                           Lifecycle              Hardiness zone*
Upright
Flower
Perennial

Noble Goldenrod

APPEARANCE
Bloom time
Bloom color
July-October
Violet/ pinkish
Summer bloom
USE FOR
Seasonal interest
ENVIRONMENT
Terminal clusters
Light
Water
Soil
Soil pH
Clay, Loam
Adaptable
Soil Preference
Moist clay, rocky soils
HABITAT & NATIVE RANGE
Open woods, prairies, old fields
New Hampshire to Georgia, west to New Mexico, Colorado, and North Dakota
ENVIRONMENTAL TOLERANCE
Black walnut, Clay soil, Drought, Poor soil
BROWSE TOLERANCE
Black walnut, Clay soil, Drought, Poor soil
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
Occasional powdery mildew
COMPANION PLANTS
Blue false indigo,Stokes aster
COMPANION TREES & SHRUBS
NOTES

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