Goldenrod are wildflowers.
Other Names: Solidago, Golden Rod, Tall
Goldenrod, Aaron's Rod, Baguette d’Aaron, Canadian
Goldenrod, Early Goldenrod, European Goldenrod,
Gerbe d’Or, Woundwort,
Descriptions: Goldenrod have long stalks
with long, narrow leaves and yellow showy flowers.
Size: Goldenrod grows to be 4 to 5 feet
Symbolism: Goldenrod symbolizes hope,
love, faith, valor, wisdom, and luck.
Grow Details: Goldenrod is a wildflower,
and some consider it a weed, its easy to grow
and has vibrant blossoms.
Soil Type: Clay
- Sandy loam
Soil PH: PH 5.0-7.0
Light: Full Sun to Part Sun
Grow Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Height: Goldenrod can grow up to
4 to 5 feet tall.
Flower Colors: Yellow
Propagation: Propagate through division
Division/Transplants: Divide and
transplant in spring.
Blooming Period: July to October
Herbal Remedy Properties: Goldenrod has
been used homeopathically to dimisish inflammation
and irritation caused of bacterial infections
or kidney stones. Goldenrod has also been used
to aid in cleansing of the kidney or bladder during
a healing fast. Native Americans chewed the goldenrod
leaves to relieve sore throats and chewed the
roots to relieve toothaches.
Native Area: Goldenrods are native to
North America, Mexico, South America, and Eurasia.
Other: Goldenrod was named Nebraska state
flower by legislative action in 1895.
The flowers of goldenrod are used to create
a beautiful yellow color dye. Some use the dye
of the goldenrod for yellow pigmentation for painting.