Solidago flexicaulis

Common name: Zig-Zag Goldenrod

Native plant

Zig-Zag Goldenrod is the perfect for those who want to add late season color to their shade garden.  Small yellow blooms occur on upper most axils of the central stem and on a terminal raceme 2 to 5 inches long.  Blooming occurs late summer to early fall and lasts about a month.  The common name comes from the zig-zag growth pattern of the central stem.  This plant is rhizomatous and can form colonies via rhizomes and reseeding.


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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Plant Details

Plant type


Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic, Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade

Bloom period


Growth form


General information

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Feet
Max height
3 Feet
Max width
2 Feet
Growth rate
Flower color
Fall color

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot

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