• Plant Type: Perennial
• Sunlight: Prefers full sun to shade.
• Soils: Moist to dry
• Bloom Time: Spring blossoms – April, May, June
• Size: 1 foot in height
Also called Golden Ragwort and Butterweed, this rugged plant can handle tough places like rain gardens. It self-seeds and spreads by rhizomes. The foliage is green most of the year and stays low to the ground. In early spring, the aster-like flowers present on 1ft stems above the foliage in a stunning display of yellow-gold.
Wild Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis), Foxglove Beardtongue (Penstemon digitalis), Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum)
• Nectar and pollen attract small bees, such as little carpenter bees, cuckoo bees, and various halictid bees.
Occurs naturally in openings in moist to dry woodlands, areas along woodland paths and abandoned fields.