Goldenrod has showy yellow flowers that grow on drooping panicle branches that bloom late summer to fall. The flowers are valuable to butterflies, bees, and other insects. It is a very fast growing rhizomatous plant that forms dense bright patches on open land.
- Upland Prairie and Savanna
Typically found on historic farmlands, pastures, fields, thickets, prairies, waste areas and roadsides. Quickly spreading rhizomatous plant, tolerant of some but not full shade.
- Mature Height:
- Shade Preference:
- Soil Tolerance:
- moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils
- Special Uses:
- Provides vital pollen & nectar for butterflies, bees and other insects; Deer resistant