There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding goldenrod. Believe it or not, this plant isn’t responsible for triggering seasonal allergies! Learn more about that here. It is a crucial late season source of food for many pollinators like migrating Monarch Butterflies! They also provide over-wintering birds with seeds. There are over 100 species of goldenrod in the US. While some can be spread enthusiastically, there are several that are quite well-behaved! With a little research you can find one that is just right for your landscape.
These native plant guides cover general growing conditions as well as helpful tips and fun facts. All content may be downloaded for free in an effort to help spread native plant awareness. While they may be downloaded and printed for personal or educational purposes, they are not for commercial use.
Click on the species scientific name to jump to it’s fact sheet below.
Click on the common name to visit a separate web page for that species (includes Fact Sheets, Quick Cards, and more info when available).
- Solidago bicolor – White Goldenrod
- Solidago caesia – Blue-Stem Goldenrod
- Solidago flexicaulis – Zig Zag Goldenrod
- Solidago gigantea – Giant Goldenrod
- Solidago juncea – Early Goldenrod
- Solidago nemoralis – Gray Goldenrod
- Solidago odora – Sweet Goldenrod
- Solidago rugosa – Wrinkleleaf Goldenrod
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When you scan the QR code on an Arcadia Natives pot label, it will take you to our website where you can quickly view the Plant Facts & Quick Cards for that species.
Though planting local ecotypes is ideal, sometimes it’s not always possible to source seeds close to home. When we know the provenance of any seed grown plant, it will be indicated on the label. You can look up the Ecoregion on a map to learn more about where it came from!
Arcadia Natives is located in the Permian Hills ecoregion (70a). Any plant grown from seed that was harvested from naturally occurring plant colonies on our property will be marked with a green dot and our logo!