Solidago sempervirens

  • Family name: Asteraceae
  • Host plant for: none
  • General description: Erect herbaceous perennial with alternate leaves and elongated, terminal clusters of small yellow flowers borne on tall leafy stalks. Easy to cultivate. Prefers full sun in well-drained sites. Drought and salt tolerant. Ornamental and underused in home gardens. Showy in mass. Flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators.
  • Type: Herbaceous perennial
  • Flower: Elongated, terminal clusters of small, yellow flowers
  • Bloom time: Spring through fall
  • Soil type: Moist to dry, well-drained soils
  • Maximum height: 6 feet
  • Candidate for home gardens: Easy to grow. Showy flowers
  • Availability in nursery: Specialty and native plant nurseries
  • Frenquency in the wild: Common
  • Habitat: coastal uplands, pine flatwoods, ruderal
  • Range in Florida
Full sunFull Sun
Drought tolerantDrought Tolerant

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