Goldenrod Solidago rugosa
Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa)
At a Glance
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Mature Height: 2 to 4 Feet
  • USDA Hardiness Zones: 2 - 8
  • Soil Conditions: Moist, Well-Drained
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Season: July through September
  • Size: Medium, Tall

Features of Goldenrod


Upright plant with masses of yellow flowers. Excellent addition to the garden for late summer and fall color. Tolerant of tough sites and dry soils. Attracts butterflies.


  • Moist well-drained soil in full sun location
  • Spreading types need division to keep them in bounds.
  • Limit fertilizer or they get tall and floppy.