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A picture of a Golden Rod

Golden Rod

Solidago canadensis

Also known as

Canadian golden rod

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Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.8m

Max

1m

1.4m

Min

60cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Golden Rod Overview

This is a strong-growing species it will reach 1.5m in height. The leaves can grow about 10cm long. The flowers produce pyramidal heads of yellow flowers that will appear in late summer and early autumn.

How to propagate Golden Rod

Division

Usually self-seeding, can be propagated by dividing the clumps in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Golden Rod

Borders

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