Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Golden Fleece Autumn Goldenrod (Solidago sphacelata 'Golden Fleece')
    Aster Family
    Blooms: Yellow, 3-4 weeks, July-Sept
    Leaves: Evergreen, bright green, heart shaped leaves
    Height: 12-18”
    Space: 12-18”
    Soil: Average, very adaptable
    Exposure:  Part sun-Part shade
    Fauna: Bees, butterflies, flies, moth host plant, seeds for birds
    Seeds:  Typical white achenes are very dense along the stem

    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 4-8
    Native Status: NC native (parent species) uncommon in the PIedmont and Mountains
    Provenance: Unknown, asexually reproduced