Showy goldenrod (Solidago speciosa)
Yellow flower spikes bloom on plants that filled in well and many insects, including locust borer, were seen at it. Plants bloomed throughout September. This species was the seventh most attractive to natural enemies in the late season, with three times as many natural enemies as the grass control.
Shade Tolerance: Full to part Sun
Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay
Height: 2-3 ft.
Bloom Time: Aug - Oct
Deer Resistant: Yes
USDA Plant Profile