Grey Goldenrod
Goldenrods are members of the Family Asteraceae, or the older alternate name Compositae. When you look at a “flower” of these plants you are actually looking at a cluster of literally hundreds of flowers. You will have to look closely to see that the individual flowers are tiny little things (called florets — meaning little...
Botanical Name: Solidago nemoralis
Nom Français: Verge d'or des bois

Features

Bloom colour: Yellow
Blooms: Fall - Zone 5 | Summer - Zone 5
Pollinators: Bees | Bumble bees
Sun or Shade: Full Sun
Plant Type: Perennial
Height: Up to 3 feet (1 meter)
From Newfoundland to Manitoba
It grows well in hardiness zones:

Planting

Meadows, fields
Water requirement: Prefers dry soil
pH 5.5 to 7.5, well drained

Care

Pruning

Spread: 12-30 inches (30-76 cm)

Considerations

Can be invasive
Native to Canada

Styling and Use

Other

History

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