Northeast Pollinator Plants
Packera aurea (Golden Groundsel)
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
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
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).