Saxapahaw, NC

The Flower of Carolina


  • Product Info

    Early Goldenrod (Solidago juncea)
    Aster Family
    Blooms: Yellow, 6-8 weeks, June-Aug
    Leaves: Lanceolate leaves on a maroon stem
    Height: 2-3’
    Space: 3-4'
    Soil: Average-Dry, tolerant of poor, clay soil
    Exposure:  Full sun-Part sun
    Fauna: High pollinator value, moth(s) host plant, food for numerous specialized bees, seeds for birds
    Seeds:  Fluffy achenes feed birds and provide winter interest

    Deer Resistance: High
    Zone: 3-8
    Native Status: NC native, common in the Mountains, uncommon in the Piedmont
    Provenance: VA, seed grown & NC, asexually propagated