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Solidago - rugosa 'Fireworks' / golden rod

    Solidago - rugosa 'Fireworks' / golden rod


    Solidago 'Fireworks' is a stunning and vibrant perennial plant that is native to North America. This plant is known for its unique, firework-like inflorescences that bloom in late summer and fall. The flowers of Solidago 'Fireworks' are a rich shade of gold and have a distinct, airy texture that adds movement and dimension to any garden.

    Product Characteristics:
    • Height: 120-150 cm (48-60 inches)
    • Spread: 60-90 cm (24-36 inches)
    • Flower color: Rich gold
    • Flowering period: Late summer to fall
    • Foliage: Dark green, lance-shaped
    • Sunlight requirements: Full sun to partial shade
    • Soil requirements: Well-draining, fertile soil with a neutral to slightly acidic pH level
    • Hardiness Zone: 4

    Solidago 'Fireworks' is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. Its tall, upright habit makes it an excellent choice for the back of borders, or as a statement plant in mixed borders. It can also be used as a cut flower, providing a unique and striking addition to floral arrangements.

    Solidago 'Fireworks' is a tough and hardy plant that can tolerate drought and heat. It is relatively disease-resistant and does not require frequent pruning or maintenance. Moreover, its airy and delicate inflorescences attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies, making it a valuable addition to any garden.

    Companion Plants:

    • Schizachyrium scoparium 'Standing Ovation' - The upright habit and blue-green foliage of the Schizachyrium provide a beautiful contrast to the bright, golden-yellow flowers of the Solidago.
    • Sedum 'Autumn Joy' - The pink flowers of the Sedum and the golden-yellow flowers of the Solidago provide a beautiful, sunny pairing.
    • Geranium sanguineum 'Max Frei' - The bright pink flowers of the Geranium provide a stunning contrast to the golden-yellow flowers of the Solidago.

    Care Instructions:
    Solidago 'Fireworks' prefers well-draining soil and regular watering during dry spells. It can tolerate full sun but may benefit from some afternoon shade in hotter climates. It is also recommended to deadhead the spent flower stalks to encourage new growth and maintain a neat appearance.

    Final Thoughts:
    Solidago 'Fireworks' is a beautiful and unique plant that is sure to make a statement in any garden. Its tall, upright habit and striking inflorescences make it an excellent choice for the back of borders or as a statement plant. Whether you use it as a cut flower or companion plant, Solidago 'Fireworks' is sure to provide years of beauty and enjoyment.