‘Solar Cascade' puts on quite a show in late summer and early fall with its arching stems and golden flowers. Plant in groups for best effect. The foliage remains attractive all season long. Drought tolerant once established. Easy to grow, well-behaved addition to the garden. Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and native bees.
North Creek Unique™ - This unique assortment has been discovered or introduced to the trade and shared with the world by North Creek Nursery.
Golden flowers cascade over arching stems in late summer
Attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and native bees
Easy to grow, drought-tolerant once established
Not an aggressive grower, clump-forming
Plant en masse for a dramatic effect
Cut flowers are lovely in late-summer bouquets
Native only to a few small populations in Indiana and adjacent Kentucky.
Map Credit: The Biota of North America Map Key: Green (native), Teal (native, adventive), Blue (present), Yellow (present & rare), Red (extinct)
Short's goldenrod, is a species of goldenrod that is considered one of the rarest plants in the world. The only known populations of Short's goldenrod occur around the Blue Licks Battlefield State Park area of Kentucky and Harrison-Crawford State Forest in Indiana. It is listed on the Federal Register of Endangered and was given a global rank of G1 (critically endangered) on February 29, 2000.
Performs best in moist to average garden soil under full sun or partial shade; extremely drought tolerant once established.