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Solidago caesia

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Solidago caesia happens to be one of my very favorite Autumn blooming perennials. The bright, Primrose yellow brilliance of its unusual zig-zag, axillary, long lasting flower heads never fail to garner praise from garden visitors. One of the most commonly asked questions, after I answer the "WOW...what is that?" question is "Doesn't it make you sneeze?" Poor, poor Goldenrod, taking the heat for Ambrosia artemisiifolia just because it coincidentally shares the same window of time in flowering. Ambrosia artemisiifolia is the dreaded allergen, "Ragweed!" Goldenrod pollen DOES NOT cause an allergic reaction.

Solidago caesia is native to 32 states in the continental US  http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SOCA4 from Maine to Texas and 3 Canadian provinces. That said, I would think it to be hardy just about anywhere. Although its native habitat is shade, it can handle part sun. Moisture requirements are not high and I've grown it successfully in average to dryish soil. Plant height is 18" - 36" if erect, but it so often assumes a graceful arching habit.

The gargantuan populations of deer that roam these mountains and valleys have never even raised an eyebrow at this plant.

YES, this is a "Goldenrod", not a weedy Goldenrod, but an extremely desirable one and I highly recommend it for just about any garden. Be it a native, natural, wild or formal garden, there's a place for Solidago caesia.

I've been building a good stock of Solidago caesia to share with you and now is a good time to plant them.

What you'll receive are large, 2 year old bareroot plants in full, active growth. They'll come to you with their roots wrapped in long fibered, unmilled sphagnum moss. This material is antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and a very useful material.

The prices shown below include FREE SHIPPING on bareroot plants out of their 2" pots. If you would like to receive the plants undisturbed, in their pots, please add .95¢ per plant to cover the extra cost of shipping soil and pots.

7   for $ 35.00  delivered ($5.00 ea)
10  for $ 45.00  delivered ($4.50 ea)
15  for $ 60.00  delivered ($4.00 ea)
20  for $ 70.00  delivered ($3.50 ea)
50  for $150.00  delivered ($3.00 ea)

Larger quantities at even lower prices upon request

Ordering couldn't be easier! Just fill out the order form at http://www.sunfarm.com/orderform.pdf

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Last modified February 24, 2009
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