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Solidago gigantea

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Common Name:  Late Goldenrod, Giant Goldenrod

Part shade, wet to medium moisture level, adapted to most soils except rocky, very strongly acid to slightly alkaline pH.  3-7 feet height, blooms late summer into fall, yellow flowers, re-seeds at a moderate rate and spreads rapidly by rhizomes.

Germination Code: C(60), D

Native Region: Scattered statewide

Showy flowers on an adaptable plant.  Not fussy about soil but does need a steady supply of water.  Attracts bees.

Late Goldenrod, Giant Goldenrod - Solidago gigantea 2
Photo Courtesy of John Hilty http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/