Flat topped goldenrod produces clusters of bright yellow flowers and attracts a wide variety of pollinators. It is the host plant of the Pearl Crescent Butterfly.
The plant is bushy, with grass-like leaves and grows 3 to 6 feet tall. It will grow in full sun in moist to dry soil. It makes a lovely show in the fall.
Goldenrod has a long bloom period, usually beginning in mid to late summer.
It looks great with Red cardinal flower, Blue lobelia, New England aster, Smooth aster and Bottle gentian.
Euthamia graminifolia - Flat Topped Goldenrod
-Beautiful yellow flowers
-Works in dry soils
-Height: 2 to 5 feet tall
-Zone: 3 to 9
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