Using ecology to restore land and water
As the name suggests, showy goldenrod has showy yellow flowering plumes that can reach up to 12 inches long. It blooms later than most other goldenrod species. It has a fibrous, rhizomatous root system, which forms large clumps. It also spreads by self seeding, and is not recommended for small areas; it is better suited for large areas, fields, and roadsides. Goldenrods are an important late-season food source for pollinators and support hundreds of insect species during the entire growing season.
full sun to partial sun
2 – 5 ft.
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