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Seaside goldenrod

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



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

English common name

French common name

Botanical family

  • Asteraceae

Growing conditions

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


  • Zone 3

See also

Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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