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Seaside goldenrod

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  • Native Plants,
  • Annuals, perennials and bulbs
Solidago sempervirens
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

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Botany

Origin and description

Perennial native to Québec. This species is of seaside origin, but it grows very well in the garden. It has waxy, fleshy leaves (an adaptation to a saline environment) and features dense blossoming.

Height: 40 to 60 cm
Width: 35 cm
Blooms: yellow, July to September
Attractions for wildlife: attracts pollinators, butterflies and birds

Common name

Seaside goldenrod

Latin name (genus)

Solidago sempervirens

French common name

Botanical family

  • Asteraceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: sun
Soil type: fresh, well-drained; likes stony soils

Hardiness

  • Zone 3

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