Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida). Dry to moist prairies and open woodlands. 3-5 ft. tall. Gold flowers in Early Fall. Full-Sun. Staple in prairie gardens. great pollen source. Attracts bees & butterflies. Average to infertile, well-draining soils. Rhizome spreading and self-seeding. Good with joe-pye-weed and coneflowers. Lot's of varieties.
Stiff Goldenrod (Solidago rigida) Jumbo Wildflower Seed Packet (1750) by Everwilde Farms Inc.. $2.75. Goldenrods have long been falsely accused of causing hay fever, instead of being enjoyed in wildflower gardens! This variety is loved by bees and butterflies and is easy to care for. If the spent clusters are removed it encourages more vivid yellow blooms!