Solidago sempervirens

Growing Information

Plant Type: Perennial
Sunlight: Sun
Soils: Sandy, average moisture to dry
Bloom Time: Yellow flowers in August, September, October
Size: 2-6 feet in height; 2-3 foot spread

Perennial with low maintenance is perfect in a pollinator garden and ornamental flower bed. Spreads easily by seeds but does not become invasive. This goldenrod has almost succulent leaves to protect against winds and salt spray. Drought tolerant. Salt spray tolerant. Pinch the growing tips in June for a more compact plant in gardens.

Garden Companions

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae), Brown Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia triloba)

Nature Benefits

• Food source for migrating monarch butterflies.
• Attracts songbirds, other butterflies, and small mammals.

Native Habitat

Occurs on coastal beaches, dunes, and marshes.

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