Solidago, also known as Goldenrods, is a herbaceous plant which is mainly found in open fields throughout North America. The flowers are golden yellow and are often densely clustered on the top edge of the branches near or at the top of the plant. Its leaves are generally toothed.
Species: Solidago canadensis
Origin: North America
Symbolizes: Growth, encouragement, luck, and good fortune.
Also Known As: Goldenrode
Care, Handling & Design
Temperature: 34-38 F (1-3 C)
Water: Medium water quality. Avoid softened water.
Vase Life: 7-14 days
What to Look for When Purchasing
Harvest when the clusters of florets (capitula) are golden yellow and the petals begin to open.
Solidago can be used as a vertical line flower in arrangements to achieve height. It can also be used as a filler in bouquets and arrangements. It may also be air-dried.
Usually low sensitivity to ethylene.
Pest & Disease Information
Make sure the inflorescence and leaves are clean from diseases and pests. Leaf yellowing: use an anti-leaf yellowing treatment. This product drinks a lot of solution. Monitor the solution levels daily or else it might dehydrate quickly.
For optimal care of Solidago, please reference the chart of products below. Make sure to select your region to see which products are available.