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Downy Ragged Golden Rod Solidago petiolaris

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
so-li-DAY-go pet-ee-OH-lair-iss
Description

Downy Golden Rod is a short native goldenrod in the daisy family with striking yellow plume-like flowers that attract a variety of pollinators and beneficial insects.  It is a great choice for a native pollinator garden.

Cultivars / Varieties:
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#bees#showy flowers#fall flowers#wildlife plant#moths#yellow flowers#native perennial#NC native#larval host plant#predatory insects#nectar plant fall#NC Native Pollinator Plant#late summer flowers#flowers early fall#butterflies#nectar plant late summer#nectar plant early fall#nectar plant mid-fall#mid-fall flowers
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#bees#showy flowers#fall flowers#wildlife plant#moths#yellow flowers#native perennial#NC native#larval host plant#predatory insects#nectar plant fall#NC Native Pollinator Plant#late summer flowers#flowers early fall#butterflies#nectar plant late summer#nectar plant early fall#nectar plant mid-fall#mid-fall flowers
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Solidago
    Species:
    petiolaris
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Mid to southern U.S.A., Mexico
    Wildlife Value:
    Flowers attract bees, wasps and 112 species of butterflies and moths.
    Dimensions:
    Height: 1 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 0 in. - 3 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Description:
    Plume of dense spiky yellow flowers from August to October.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Meadow
    Naturalized Area
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Native Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Border
    Mass Planting
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Moths
    Pollinators