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Underused, golden ragwort can be used as a groundcover and for soil stabilization.

Underused, golden ragwort can be used as a groundcover and for soil stabilization. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Senecio aureus

Golden ragwort

Nearly evergreen, shiny foliage with small, golden daisy blossoms. Makes a good ground cover. This species is completely under used. 


Height:

1-2 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Senecio aureus Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun
  • Shade
  • Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Flowering Months

  • May

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PAAU3