Solidago rigida - Stiff Goldenrod


Solidago rigida is a member of the Aster family and is referred to as Stiff Goldenrod. It grows to 3' in size, and blooms in the fall, producing a cluster of yellow flowers that have a distinctly flat head. It enjoys growing  in dry to medium humus soil and requires full sunlight. If left unattended, Stiff Goldenrod can grow wild as most animals do not graze on it.

Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Native Range: Eastern and northeastern United States
Zone: 3 to 9
Height: 3.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: August to September
Bloom Description: Yellow
Sun: Full sun
Water: Medium
Maintenance: Medium
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Deer, Clay Soil

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