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Packera aurea (Golden Groundsel), a great ground cover for pollinator gardens

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Packera aurea (Golden Groundsel)

$ 4.89
We ship only to the New England and New York states.  Orders are shipped mid-June through September.  We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts.  Shipping free for plug tray or any combination of 13+ plants.  Plants are available as single plants in biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep OR as a tray of 58 plugs, 1.53" diameter x 2.38" deep.   Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.

Common Name:  Golden Groundsel

Attracts:  Bees

Use:  Excellent Tall Ground Cover for Pollinator Garden

Light:  Full Sun to Full Shade

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 8   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Dry to Wet, Acidic

Flower Time:  April

Flower Color:  Yellow

Height:  .5'-2.5'

Notes:  Packera aurea (Golden Groundsel is an excellent naturalizing ground cover for sunny to shady, moist to wet, pollinator gardens, providing early flowering and establishing into large colonies.  It is a worthy contender for non-native invasive ground covers. but is temperamental to germinate.  We are not giving up and hoping to offer a supply in the near future.  To read a testimony of how Golden Groundsel out-competing some invasive non-native ground covers read this: https://www.humanegardener.com/how-to-fight-plants-with-plants/

Please note, all species of Packera are considered toxic to horse, cattle, goats, sheep, and humans.

Native to the Eastern, Midwestern and Southern US:   Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).


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