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This goldenrod is a woodland species. Attracts butterflies and other pollinators.

This goldenrod is a woodland species. Attracts butterflies and other pollinators. 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.

Solidago flexicaulis

Zig-zag goldenrod

A great choice for dry shade, yellow flowers brighten up the woodlands in the fall. This rhizomatous species is referred to as zigzag goldenrod because the stems are sometimes in a zigzag shape. Flowers are very attractive to bees and butterflies. Likes dry soils in a shady location.


Height:

3 ft

Spread:

1-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Solidago flexicaulis Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Shade to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SOFL2