Crown of Rays Goldenrod
Solidago 'Crown of Rays'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Midsummer to Fall|
|Design Ideas||Goldenrod is an outstanding plant offering valuable late season color in the perennial border. It's also equally at home in wild gardens or in a prairie setting with grasses and wildflowers. The natives were brought into cottage and country gardens early on for their vivid color. Spot into fence line beds, planting islands in the lawn and foundation beds for front and back yard. Even works well in some rock garden settings and bright sunny spots in gaps of woodlands.|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Very Wet Areas, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden, Naturalized Areas|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Provide lean to average, well-drained soil. Plant in an area with good air circulation; do not overcrowd. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular water, but tolerates moderate drought. Feed in early spring. Seldom requires staking.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8