Solidago sempervirens L.

Fully hardy perennial with lance-shaped basal leaves, to 30cm, narrower leaf stems and spikes of ferny yellow flowers in autumn.  To 2m.  [RHSD, Hortus].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1699.  [JD].  ‘In salt or brackish marshes along the coast of the United States to Massachusetts and Canada. Sept.-Oct.’  [Torrey & Gray.  A Flora of North America vol.2 part 1, p.211/1841].

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [H.215/1850].


Published Sep 17, 2009 - 05:10 PM | Last updated Feb 23, 2010 - 01:54 PM

More details about Solidago sempervirens L.
Family Asteraceae
Region of origin

USA to Mexico

  • Solidago laevigata Ait. 
Common Name

Aaron?s rod, Golden rod

Name in the Camden Park Record

Solidago laevigata 

Confidence level high