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We dig plants when your order is received, and ship immediately via US Priority Mail. You will receive a tracking number via email when plants are shipped. All plants are packed to be safe in their packages for up to 3 days after receipt.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This provides superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receipt unless weather prohibits. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water daily for the first week after planting.
Sweet Goldenrod is a Wonderfully Fragrant Plant
The Sweet Goldenrod is a wonderfully fragrant plant with medium to large pyramidal clusters of golden yellow flowers each summertime. It is a perennial so that you can enjoy its fragrance and teas year after year. It is the primary ingredient for Blue Mountain Tea, a medicinal drink, and a mild spice for cooking. You can use dried seed heads to spice up a meal or mixed into scented potpourri when decorating your home. The bruised or dried leaves are said to smell like licorice or anise. Plus, it is a lovely scented plant.
Sweet Goldenrod can Handle USDA Cold Hardiness Zones from 4-9
Sweet goldenrod is often planted in clusters within the garden or public landscaping projects along roadways because of its large size, hardiness, and ability to tolerate various soils. Regardless of the pH in the soil, the sweet goldenrod can usually adapt.
It is suited to Acidic, Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline soils and can do well even in poor soil conditions. As is fitting for its bright, sunny color, it does well in full or partial sunlight. The bright colors make it a favorite staple in many gardens, which is essential because it is a crucial food source for pollinators and bees. Its native habitat stretches across the eastern and southern Midwest from New Hampshire to Texas. Landscapers often keep to the natural clumping process that sweet goldenrod has in the wild, as the bold splash of golden yellow draws the eye and makes a delightfully bright corner of the garden each summer. A single plant grows to 30-48 inches tall and 12-18 inches wide.
Sweet goldenrod has moderate resistance to both deer and salt
It is also the state herb of Delaware. Sweet goldenrod grows very well in natural areas. Can tolerate dry conditions with little rain. Can tolerate drought. It can bloom from summer to early fall. The flowers are yellow and grow in clusters. Grow in woods, fields, and dense areas. Need little to no maintenance.