showy goldenrod

Showy Goldenrod

  • Bloom Time: Sept. – Nov.
  • Bloom Color: Yellow
  • Height: 5 feet
  • Sun: Full to partial
  • Soil: Medium to dry

Caterpillar food for
The Astroid (Cucullia asteroides), Brown-Hooded Owlet (Cucullia convexipennis), Green Leuconycta (Leuconycta diphteroides), Wavy-Lined Emerald (Synchlora aerata), Bilobed Dichomeris Moth (Dichomeris bilobella), Buff-tipped Phaneta (Eucosma ochroterminana)

Butterfly food for
Monarch (Danaus plexippus), Silver-Spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus), Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice), Viceroy (Limenitis archippus), Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus), American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)

Attracts these pollinators
Sweat Bees (Lasioglossum spp.), Mining Bees (Andrena spp.), Yellow-Faced Bees (Hylaeus spp.), Bumble Bees (Bombus spp.)

More information: Minnesota Wildflowers