Solidago Little Lemon

Little Lemon Goldenrod

Little Lemon is a hybrid Goldenrod that blooms in mid-summer with full, bright lemon-yellow flower spikes held over small compact plants. This dwarf variety is great for smaller gardens where other Goldenrods would be too large.
Zones 5 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Rabbit Resistant
Cut Flowers
Containers
Native
Rock Gardens
Low Maintenance
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Annual Rainfall
10 to 20"
20 to 30"
30 to 40"
40 to 50"
Mature Plant Size 10-12" tall 15" wide
Bloom Time Late summer to fall
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Size Plant - 5" Pot
SKU HC014730

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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10-12" tall x 15" wide (cutting propagated). This delightful new Goldenrod is appreciated in the perennial garden for its full, bright lemon-yellow flower spikes and compact, dwarf habit. Its small stature makes it invaluable for use as an edging plant or upfront in the perennial border. A fall bloomer, 'Little Lemon' thrives in most any garden soil and does fine in partial shade. A wonderful companion plant for fall blooming Agastache cana or fall blooming asters. Contrary to popular belief, Solidago doesn't cause allergies; its pollen is sticky, not windblown, and is moved from plant to plant by bees.
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SKU
HC014730
Ships To Canada
No
Common Name
Little Lemon Goldenrod
Botanical Name
Solidago Little Lemon
Zones
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Yellow
Height
12 inches
Mature Height
10-12" tall
Mature Spread
15" wide
Bloom Time
Mid - Late Summer, Early - Mid Fall
Bloom Time
Late summer to fall
Ships As
Potted Plant
Planting Time
Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture
Average
Amount Of Rain
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Rabbit Resistant, Cut Flowers, Containers, Native, Rock Gardens, Low Maintenance
Ideal Region
Anywhere In The US, Northeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Native To
North America
Item Package Size
Plant - 5" Pot
Planting Guides
Growing Solidago (Goldenrod)
This is a group of summer/fall blooming native wildflowers that are easy-to-grow and provide ample nectar for butterflies and bees. Goldenrods are resistant to browsing rabbits and deer. Contrary to popular belief, these perennials DON'T cause allergies; their pollen is sticky, not windblown, and is moved from plant to plant by bees.

    Preferred growing conditions:
  • They grow easily in all types of soil including clay.
  • Goldenrod benefits from mulching in hot, dry climates and is amenable to most common types of mulch, including crushed gravel in xeriscapes.
  • After their second growing season, Solidago only requires deep but infrequent watering.
  • Plant in full, hot sun.
  • Just a few handfuls of compost and Yum Yum Mix in the planting hole is enough. It’s not necessary to plant into a rich, highly amended soil.
    • Special comments:
    • These perennials are easily divided in the spring if they get too large for their planting spot or you if want to have additional plants elsewhere in your landscape.
    • Garden care:
    • Fertilize Solidago just once in fall with Yum Yum Mix and Planters II.
    • Leave them standing over the winter and cut back to 1-2" inches above the soil in mid- to late spring when the plants begin to wake up.

    • View more Planting Guides, or download our complete Planting Guide for tips on caring for your plants when you receive your order, as well as planting instructions for Perennials, Spring-Planted Bulbs, Fall-Planted Bulbs, Cacti & Succulents, Xeric Plants and more.
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Zone 5Shipping begins the week of April 29th, 2019
Zone 6Shipping begins the week of April 15th, 2019
Zone 7Shipping begins the week of March 25th, 2019
Zone 8Shipping begins the week of March 4th, 2019
Zone 9Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
Zone 10Shipping begins the week of February 25th, 2019
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