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Solidago bicolor

silverrod

Native to North America


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Flowers are atteactive to butterflies, native and non-native bees, and songbirds eat the seeds.  Extremely dry soil tolerant, growing well in sandy or rocky soils, but does well in average and clay soils.  Sap is poisonous to deer and rabbits.  Long flowering from July into October.  


Height:

1-3 ft

Spread:

1 ft

Spacing:

12-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

Bloom Color:

White

Solidago bicolor Characteristics

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies
  • Songbirds
  • Pollinators

Attributes

  • East-Coast Native
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil
  • Rock Garden
  • Long Blooming
  • Ground Cover

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Deer Resistant

  • Deer Resistant

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September
  • August
  • July

Growth Rate

  • Medium

Salt Tolerance

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Summer
  • Spring
  • Fall

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry to Moist