Solidago puberula / Downy Goldenrod


With dense, wandlike inflorescences of golden yellow, this is a beauty of a goldenrod. Grows along dry forest edges and rocky ground. A terrific plant for late season bee forage and beneficial insects.

Helpful in smothering late-season weeds like stiltgrass. Host plant for numerous moth species, including the colorful Brown Hooded Owlet larvae.

Height: 1′ – 3′        Blooms: August, September

Siting: Dry to average soil, sun to part shade

Deer Resistance: Moderate

Provenance: NJ


BONAP 2022 Solidago puberula Native Range Map

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Quart, Cube, Three inch pot, Quart