Silverrod (with Smooth Aster in the back)

Botanical Name: Solidago bicolor

Height: about 40 cm

Season of bloom: August/September

Growing Conditions: Light shade. Found in dry woods.

Wildlife benefits: All the late season asters and goldenrods are important for pollinators.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: Cream-coloured flowers make this a welcome choice for those who think they already have enough late summer yellow in their garden.

Similar species: Blue-stemmed Goldenrod

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