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Solidago 'Cloth of Gold' (Goldenrod 'Cloth of Gold')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.3m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Solidago 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names

Goldenrod 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus

Solidago Solidago

Variety or Cultivar

'Cloth of Gold' _ 'Cloth of Gold' is a woody perennial that produces panicles of bright yellow flowers in summer and autumn.


Solidago 'Cloth of Gold' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Solidago 'Cloth of Gold' (Goldenrod 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grow in poor or moderately fertile, well-drained, sandy soil in full sun.

Soil type

Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Solidago 'Cloth of Gold'

Other names

Goldenrod 'Cloth of Gold'

Genus

Solidago Solidago

Variety or Cultivar

'Cloth of Gold' _ 'Cloth of Gold' is a woody perennial that produces panicles of bright yellow flowers in summer and autumn.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Yellow-green in Summer; Yellow-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Solidago 'Cloth of Gold' (Goldenrod 'Cloth of Gold') will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Prairie planting, Wildlife

Cultivation

Grow in poor or moderately fertile, well-drained, sandy soil in full sun.

Soil type

Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Exposed

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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