Blue-stemmed Goldenrod

Botanical Name: Solidago caesia

Height: about 50 cm

Season of bloom: Late summer into fall.

Growing Conditions: Light shade. Sandy loam that may be dry in summer but adaptable to many shade gardens.

Wildlife benefits: All the late season native goldenrods and asters are very important to many native pollinators.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: A lovely well-behaved goldenrod for shade.

Similar species: Zig-zag Goldenrod

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