Solidago gigantea Ait.

giant goldenrod, Solidago gigantea Ait. 07AU06-04
giant goldenrod, Solidago gigantea Ait. 07AU06-03

ORDER A PRINT ✔

giant goldenrod, Solidago gigantea Ait. 07AU06-02
giant goldenrod, Solidago gigantea Ait. 07AU06-01

ORDER A PRINT ✔

characteristics

An identifying feature of this perennial goldenrod is the pale green or light purple stem. The stem may also be glaucous (looks dusty). Numerous small, vivid yellow flowerheads are shaped in a many branched panicle.
A member of the aster family.

700,000 seeds/pound; starts from seed, container, division.

T SSN H W sun soil H2O fire N2 pH summer fall flower (seed)
P W 2.5 1.0 S/PS F-M DM-W X - 5.5-7.5 green grey yellow-deep

habitat

Fields, sedge meadows, woods.

uses

Nectar source for short-tongued bees; beetles feed on pollen.

Comments

  • No comments yet.

Leave your comments

0 Character restriction
Your text should be more than 100 characters
common > name = have on site
T = type: A = annual | B = biennial | P = perennial | SS = subshrub | D = deciduous | C = coniferous
██ = cold stratify | ██ = cold stratify & scarify | ██ = plant directly | ██ = scarify | ██ = not from seed
SSN = season: C = cool | W = warm | Y = late
H = height (in metres) | W = width (in metres) | B = bunch | S = sod | SB = sod/bunch
sun: S = full sun | S/PS = sun or partial shade | PS = partial shade | SH = full shade
soil: F = fine | M = medium | C = coarse
H2O = moisture requirement: D = dry | M = moist | W = wet | Z = aquatic
fire = fire tolerance: - = unknown | X = none | = some | •• = moderate | ••• = high tolerance
N2 = nitrogen fixing: = yes
summer = foliage colour | fall = foliage (stem) colour | flower (seed) = flower (seed / fruit) colour, if conspicuous
pH = acidity - alkalinity