Commonly known as Aaron's rod, Golden rod

Genus of about 100 species of woody-based perennials occurring on roadsides, prairies and riverbanks. Most are found in North America, a few in South America and Eurasia.

An invasive subject, though the named hybrids are less so, more colourful with larger flower heads.

Golden-rod S. virgaurea is a UK native of dry pasture, heaths, mountain slopes and roadsides. Common in Scotland and, except for the south east, elsewhere.

Once used for the treatment of internal and external wounds.

The more robust Canadian golden-rod, S. canadensis is found on waste ground as a garden escape.

Further Reading....
  • Herbaceous
    Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
    Woody-based perennials
  • Full sun

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SOLIDAGO 'Golden Fleece'

SOLIDAGO 'Golden Fleece'

Golden rod

flat yellow flower heads, dwarf habit and mildew free

individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
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Available Early Spring 2023 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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