This species has open, tree-shaped flower clusters that radiate out like a fountain. It has given rise to S. rugosa ‘Fireworks’. It can grow to 7 feet tall and blooms in mid- to late autumn.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsSolidago reliably provides end-of-season color in blazing shades of yellow to the wild garden or naturalistic plantings.
CareGrow in lean to moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead to prevent prolific self-seeding.
PropagationDivide in spring or fall.
ProblemsSpot anthracnose, powdery mildew, rust, fungal spots.
- Genus : Solidago
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
- Moisture : Adaptable
- Tolerance : Deer Tolerant, Drought Tolerant, Frost Tolerant
- Bloom Time : Fall
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Self Seeds, Showy Seed Heads
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow