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Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester.

Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Solidago caesia

Blue-stem goldenrod

Good late season color for a shady area. The yellow flowers appear in leaf axils along the stem. Grows best in dry to moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. 


Height:

2-3 ft

Spread:

1-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Yellow

Solidago caesia Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Shade to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • September

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SOCA4