Native Plant Database

Header Photo: Mervin Wallace

Riddell’s Goldenrod

Solidago riddellii
Plant Type: Herbaceous Perennials
Native Environment:
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Yellow
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone: 1
Hardy To Zone: 1

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Hardiness Zones

Midwest map of zones 5 (north), 6, and 7 (south)

as defined by the USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; (hardiness zones are not recorded for all Grow Native! plants)
Riddell's goldenrod by Mervin Wallace
Photo: Mervin Wallace
Sun Exposure 
Full Sun
Soil
Moisture
High
Nature Attracting
Butterfly, Hummingbird, Pollinators/Beneficial Insects
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

24 to
36
inches

Spread:

12 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 12 to
24
inches
Size
Height: 24 to
36
inches
Spread: 12 to
24
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Rain gardens and other sunny gardens that receive some extra moisture during dry periods. Bird and butterfly gardens.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Grow in good soil that remains moist for extended periods, or water in summer when dry.
Special Features
Special Usage
Rainscaping
Basic Description

A clump-forming goldenrod with outstanding foliage lasts from spring to fall when it blooms in September and October. Yellow flowers form flat-topped clusters on top of 30- to 48-inch stems.

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