Scientific Name: Solidago 'Goldkind'
Common Name: Golden Baby goldenrod, hybrid goldenrod
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Garden origin, North America
Hardiness Zone: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Herb, Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Heavily veined, Lanceolate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
A clump-forming hybrid to 60cm tall; leaves alternate, lance shaped to narrowly elliptic, margins sparingly toothed, up to 9cm long; flower heads small, bright yellow, just 3-4mm wide, densely arranged in plume-like panicles by mid-summer.