Solidago are perfect for providing fresh blooms in the difficult late summer/early fall time slot and provide a great backdrop for mums and other late bloomers. It has gotten a hayfever reputation because it blooms at the same time as Ragweed - Goldenrod does not aggravate hayfever!
Avoid overly rich soils. For bushier plants, stems can be pinched back once in May. Can be divided every 2 - 3 years in spring if wanted. Spent flower stalks provide winter interest, but can be cut down at any time.
Our plants are all grown in plantable fiber pots that grow incredibly vigorous plants, eliminate transplant shock, and are 100% biodegradable. They have tremendous advantages over plastic pots.