Solidago caesia

Growing Information

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.

Garden Companions

Scarlet Bee Balm (Monarda didyma), Green & Gold (Chrysogonum virginianum), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea spp.), Big Bluestem grass (Andropogon gerardii), Blue Wood Aster (Aster cordifolius)

Nature Benefits

• Provides important nectar and pollen for native bees

Native Habitat

Occurs naturally in fields, woodland edge, and roadsides. A true meadow plant.

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