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Solidago 'Goldenmosa' AGM

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Characteristics

Plant type

Herbaceous Perennial

Habit

Clump-forming

Toxicity

Resilience

Hardiness

H7 (very hardy)

Colour

Flower

Yellow in Autumn and Summer

Foliage

Green in Autumn, Spring and Summer

Size

Ultimate height

0.5-1 metres

Ultimate spread

0.1-0.5 metres

Time to ultimate height

2-5 years


Preferred common name

goldenrod 'Goldenmosa'

Family

Asteraceae


Solidago are woody-based perennials, some invasive, with erect stems bearing narrow leaves and terminal panicles or racemes of small yellow flowers in summer and autumn

'Goldenmosa' is a compact herbaceous perennial to 75cm, with narrow mid-green leaves and conical panicles to 30cm in length, of small bright yellow flowers with yellow stalks

How to grow

Sunlight

  • Full sun

Aspect

  • South-facing
  • Exposed

Cultivation

Grow in poor to moderately fertile, preferably sandy, well-drained soil in full sun

Soil

  • Well-drained
  • Acid or Neutral
  • Sand

Propagation

Propagate by division in spring

Suggested planting locations and garden types

Cottage/Informal Garden, Flower borders and beds, Cut Flowers, Prairie Planting or Wildlife Gardens


How to care

Pruning

Remove flowered stems to prevent self-seeding

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

May be subject to powdery mildews