Solidago

Golden Rod

Originally found in Oklahoma’s rugged Wichita Mountains by nurseryman Steve Bieberich, this late-blooming, pollinator attractant is a splendid shining star at the acclaimed Lurie Garden in Chicago. Witness the tall, upright golden yellow wands beaming with tiny, tight set daisy-like blooms from late summer ’til the first frost, and you’ll see why. Garbed in narrow medium green foliage, the attractive tough-as-nails habit withstands heat, drought, deer and clay soil, but demands adequate air circulation and sharply drained soil.

Blooms August–October

Size: 2' 0" – 3' 0" high x 2' 0" – 2-1/2' wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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Fantastic Fall Foliage.... The arresting foliage of these easy-care, low growing perennials remains tidy well into November. Adequate water, mulch and a mid-season trim help ensure their staying power.

November's last hurrah.... The shorter days and cooler nights of November have set the garden ablaze with eye-catching foliar color. By planting an assortment of woody plants as well as herbaceous perennials and ornamental grasses, which promote late season allure, a last hurrah is easily achieved. Each of the plants included in this newsletter bestow either plump berries, late blooms, compelling foliage or artful branching patterns. Happy Digging!

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