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Hollinshead Water-wise Garden Plants

Photo:
Pat Kolling

Taxon ID#

88

Native perennial with bright yellow flowers

Scientific  Name:

Solidago multiradiata

Common Name 1

› Mountain Goldenrod

Family:

Asteraceae

Origins:

Western U.S. and Canada

Plant Type:

Herbaceous Plant, Perennial
Common Name 2

› Alpine Goldenrod

Common Name 3

Oregon native:

no

Western state native:

yes

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Landscape Application Information

Seasonal Care

Resource Links

MAINTENANCE

Maintenance Level:

Low

Min. USDA Hardiness Zone:

Sun Preference:

Partial Sun

Water Preference:

L

Soil Preference:

Prefers sandy soils

Fertilizer Needs:

Recommended Mulch:

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Foliage Color:

Green

Foliage Description:

Leaves linear to spoon shaped with shallow toothed margins, up to 8" long

Fragrant:

no

Predominant flower color:

Yellow

Flower Description:

Flowers in heads with both ray and disk flowers

Fall color:

no

Fall Color Description:

Winter Foliage:

Deciduous

Winter Interest:

no

Winter Interest Description:

Mature height:

2-20"

Mature spread:

12-24"

Growth rate:

Medium

LANDSCAPE APPLICATION

Deer Resistant:

yes

Fire Resistant:

yes

Attracts Pollinators:

yes

Attracts Butterflies:

yes

Native Habitat:

Rocky, lowland & subalpine habitats. Frequent in dry open areas of the Edwards Plateau and North Central Texas. Well-drained sand, loam, caliche, limestone.

Attracts Birds:

yes

Cut/Dried Flowers:

yes

Used by Wildlife:

yes

Swales:

yes

Wildlife Use:

Seeds food for birds and small rodents

Photo:
Pat Kolling

Hedge/Screen:

no

Border:

yes

Erosion Control:

no

Windbreak:

no

Ground Cover:

no

Provides Shade:

no

Rock Garden:

no

Cover Structures:

no

First Bloom:

Jun

Last Bloom:

Adds Texture/Movement:

Sep

Ornamental Accent:

yes

no

Garden Observations:

Seasonal Care
Maintenance

SEASONAL CARE

Spring Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Summer Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Fall Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Winter Care:

Prune diseased, dead, damaged

Long Term Care:

Insect Pests:

None serious

Wildlife Pests:

Diseases:

May get rust

Environmental Problems:

Landscape Problems:

Care Comments:

RESOURCES

OSU Landscape Profile:

USDA Plants:

Calscape Database:

LBJ Native Plant Database:

Missouri Botanical Garden Database:

Monrovia Profile:

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Alternate Source 2:

Source Comment:

Landscape Application
Resource Links

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