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Golden rod

Solidago virgaurea

Partial Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

40cm

50cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Golden rod Overview

This species will grow about 1m, flowering in the summer and autumn with dense heads of yellow blooms. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

How to propagate Golden rod

Division

You can propagate by dividing the clumps in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Golden rod

Wildflower/meadow. Formerly used as a wound herb.