Solidago speciosa, or Showy Goldenrod, is a 2-4 foot, showy perennial for moist to dry soils in sun to part sun. Showy Goldenrod’s light yellow, candlestick-shaped blooms in fall and its red stems make this a favorite of fields and meadows. The perennial attracts pollinating insects and butterflies.

Light: Sun-Part Sun
Soil moisture: Medium-Dry
Height: 4′

Solidago speciosa, Showy Goldenrod