- SCIENTIFIC NAME: Solidago rugosa
- PLANT TYPE: Perennial
- SCIENTIFIC NAME PRONUNCIATION: so-li-DAY-go roo-GO-suh
- TAGS: Plant Tags: bees, butterflies, host plant, and summer. Plant Types: Perennial.
Wrinkle-leaf Goldenrod (Solidago rugosa) is a handsome perennial with a spreading habit. It is not as aggressive as Solidago canadensis, but the clump will increase over time. A popular cultivar of this species is known as ‘Fireworks.’ Contrary to popular belief, goldenrod is not a source of fall allergies because its pollen is not light enough to be...