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

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Packera aurea (Golden Groundsel) available as singles or tray of plugs for ground cover

$ 5.49
  • We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.

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  • Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.  
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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:

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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