• Plant Type: Perennial
• Sunlight: Partial shade, full shade
• Soils: Moist, well-drained soils; tolerant of poor, dry soils
• Bloom Time: Late summer – August, September, yellow flowers
• Size: 2-3 feet in height
Drought tolerant, once established. A well-behaved goldenrod, displays bold arching wands of golden clusters in late summer, contrasted by blue-green stems. Adds life to a dry shady spot. Best used at the woodland’s edge or in a shaded butterfly or wild garden.
Scarlet Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Green & Gold (Chrysogonum virginianum), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea spp.), Big Bluestem grass (Andropogon gerardii), Blue Wood Aster (Aster cordifolius)
• Provides important nectar and pollen for native bees
Occurs naturally in fields, woodland edge, and roadsides. A true meadow plant.