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Packera aurea

Also called Golden Groundsel, Squaw weed


More About Packera aurea

  • AKA Senecio aureus
  • Flat-topped clusters of yellow, daisy-like flowers
  • Clump of long-stemmed, heart-shaped, toothed, dark green foliage
  • Foliage has a purplish tint to the underside
  • Bloom Time: April

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

15-30 cm

Spread:

30-50 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Golden Ragwort Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grow in full sun or partial shade in an average, medium to wet soil that should be kept moist and not dry out. It spreads by underground rhizomes or by seed and can form  large colonies.  Will naturalize rapidly and is found in low woods, ravines, swamps and along streams. 


Packera aurea Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils

Flowering Time

Spring

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing