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Rough goldenrod adds bright, interesting fall color to the garden. The plant is named for its mounds of green lanceolate leaves, which have a wrinkled or rough appearance. In late summer to early fall, the plant produces showy yellow flowers, attracting butterflies, birds and bees.


Rough goldenrod grows in medium to wet well-drained soils. The plant prefers full sun, but will tolerate light shade. Rough golden-rod will self seed in the garden.

Solidago rugosa - Rough goldenrod

  • -Rough Goldenrod Is a great plant for the pollinator garden

    -Yellow flowers at the end of the stems

     -Brightens up the your garden in the fall

    -Height: 3 to 5 feet tall

    -Zone: 4 to 8

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