Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Cliff Goldenrod

Solidago drummondii
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment: Glade, Cliff
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
Dry, Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Butterfly / Moth Nectar
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

18 to
24
inches

Spread:

18 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 18 to
24
inches
Spread: 18 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 18 to
24
inches
Spread: 18 to
24
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Grow in the rock garden, perennial garden, native garden, wildflower meadow and prairie.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grows easily in full sun to light shade with dry to moderate, well-drained soil. Can grow in stone wall crevices.
Special Features
Special Usage
Fresh Cut Flower
Basic Description

Arching stems are covered at the ends with tiny, bright yellow flowers in late summer to fall. Flowers attract butterflies and other pollinators. This species is clump-forming and moderately spreads from seed.

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