Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

False Goldenrod, Short-pappus Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod

False Goldenrod, Short-pappus Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod

Solidago sphacelata 

Full sun, medium to dry moisture level, loamy or sandy or gravelly soil, neutral pH.  4-5 feet height, blooms in fall, yellow flowers, spreads by rhizomes to form dense colonies.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region:  Middle and East Tennessee

‘Golden Fleece’ is a popular dwarf cultivar at 18 inches height and is the variety most commonly sold by nurseries although a few nurseries do carry the species.  Attracts butterflies, bees and birds.


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