Yellow goldenrod plants in bloom.


If you’re looking for a showy, long-lasting addition to your garden, goldenrod (Solidago spp.) is a great choice. This perennial has bright yellow flowers that bloom in late summer and early fall, and it makes a great addition to any garden. It’s is easy to grow, and it doesn’t require much care. Use our guides down below to learn how to grow and care for this classic wildflower. Find species and cultivar selection advice, tips on growing in containers, info on collecting seeds, and more! New to goldenrod? Start with our growing and care guide.

9 Different Types of Goldenrods to Grow in the Landscape

A close up horizontal image of goldenrod growing in a wildflower meadow.

Goldenrods are late-season wildflowers bearing large golden sprays of blooms. With over 120 different species, there’s one suited to nearly every growing situation – dry or moist soil, wild meadows or compact gardens. To learn about 9 different goldenrods and discover which is best for your landscape, read more now.

How to Grow and Care for Goldenrod Plants

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Goldenrods are wildflowers that bear beautiful, golden sprays of late-season color. These easy-care perennials attract beneficial insects and pollinators like bees and butterflies while gilding the vista with their bright blooms. Keep reading for guidance on how to grow gorgeous goldenrods in the garden or landscape.