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Solidago flexicaulis

Common Name: Zig Zag Goldenrod

Type: Forb
Light Exposure: Shade To Part Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry to Medium
Height: 3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Blooms From August to October

More Information

Zig Zag Goldenrod gets its name from the way that its stems ‘zig zag’ from leaf to leaf. These leaves are bluntly toothed all along the stem with the middle leaves usually the largest at 6 inches long and 4 inches wide. The small flowers appear from late summer to early fall in a cluster near the top of the plant. Zig Zag Goldenrod can be aggressive and therefore may not be suitable for small woodland gardens.