Anise Scented Goldenrod

Solidago odora

Native to open woodlands of the Eastern U.S. and Central Midwest, Solidago odora is named for the licorice fragrance given off by the leaves when crushed. The dense spires of golden-yellow flowers provide a burst of late season color in dry shade …

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Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $5.99 ea.
5-10 $4.99 ea.
11-31 $3.99 ea.
32+ $2.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
38751-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 2' - 4'
Bloom Color Yellow
Bloom Time Aug, Sep
Spacing 1'
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators

Native to open woodlands of the Eastern U.S. and Central Midwest, Solidago odora is named for the licorice fragrance given off by the leaves when crushed. The dense spires of golden-yellow flowers provide a burst of late season color in light shade. 

Planting and Cultivation Notes
Goldenrods are often mistakenly blamed as the cause of hay fever - an allergic reaction to wind-borne pollen. But they, and most native wildflowers, do not have wind-borne pollen. Instead, the pollen is moved from bloom to bloom by bees, butterflies and other pollinators.