Goldenrod is a tall herbaceous perennial with yellow flowers in late summer. It is a gentle medicinal herb for treating wounds, urinary infections, coughs and flu. Noted for attracting beneficial insects like ladybirds, lacewings and hoverflies, along with monarch butterflies – check out his video clip from one of our customers showing the monarchs flocking to the beautiful autumn flowers:
Goldenrod can also be used to obtain dyes – mustard, orange and brown colours from the whole plant and a yellow dye from the leaves and flowers.
Sun or part shade. Suitable for most soil types but benefits from regular feeding. Height to 80cm. 9cm pot. Certified organic plant.