Zigzag Goldenrod

Solidago flexicaulis

Notable for its brilliant yellow flowers, Solidago flexicaulis is a woodland Goldenrod with finely-serrated oval leaves and spikes of golden flowers. Named for the way the flowers zig and zag their way up the stem, this is a great plant for adding …

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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
38720-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 1' - 3'
Bloom Color Yellow
Bloom Time Aug, Sep
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Pollinators

Notable for its brilliant yellow flowers, Solidago flexicaulis is a woodland Goldenrod with finely-serrated oval leaves and spikes of golden flowers. Named for the way the flowers zig and zag their way up the stem, this is a great plant for adding color to the late-season shade garden. Zig Zag Goldenrod spreads easily to form an attractive patch.

Botanical Synonyms
Solidago latifolia
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.