Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod

Cluster of basal leaves puts up an erect stem with whorled, lightly serrated leaves and multiple, spreading upper branches covered in flowers. The flowers are tiny and yellow and line the upper branches. The flowers are great pollinator attractors, and are often covered with insects when in bloom. Tiny seed heads follow the flowers in fall.

Scientific Name: Solidago rugosa
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: August, September, October
Butterfly Host: Goldenrod Flower Moth (Schinia nundina); Tufted Apple-Bud Moth (Platynota idaeusalis); Confused Eusarca (Eusarca confusaria)
Container Size: 3/4 gallon
Cultural Uses: N/A
Fall Foliage: No
Fruit: Grey-white tufts of small nutlets atop the plant.
Habit: Herb
Height: 2-5'
Light Needs: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Square Feet Used: 1.5
Type Of Garden Ecotone: Farm, Community Garden, Street Scape, Urban Garden, Border Woodland, Erosion Control, Mesic, Partial Sun, Sun
Water Needs: Dry, Average

Price: $10.00

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