Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Where Wildflowers Grow

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Packera aurea - Golden Ragwort

Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Packera aurea

To view the natural range of Golden Ragwort visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website.
bee on Golden Ragwort
Bee on Packera aurea

Wildlife Significance


Pollination - Little carpenter bees, cuckoo bees, Halictid bees. Small bees, Syrphidflies, Tachinid flies.


Nectar - For Small bees and flies


Pollination -Small bees, flies


Host plant - Leaves are food for caterpillars of the moth Orthoama obstipata

DeerAvoid this plant


For detailed information on Golden Ragwort visit the Illinois Wildflower website

Golden ragwort
Original extremely healthy plant from Amanda's Garden
Packera aurea - Golden Ragwort
Golden Ragwort

Cultivation Information



Height
-
1 to 3 feet
Flower Color
- Yellow
Blooms - April to June
Sun - Full sun part shade

Hardy Zone - 5 to 8

Soil - Moist


Family - Asteraceae

 

Use - Ground Cover, Rain Gardens


Propagation - Self seeds easily

Packera aurea - Golden Ragwort
Note - heart-shaped, toothed, dark green leaves

Plants Provenance - Packera aurea

Amanda's Garden, Springwater, NY, USA - 2013 - Nodding Onion Gardens 2016 to present

Propagation Notes -


This plant self-seeds, and has filled in our moist sunny spot very nicely. Evidently, it does a fine job keeping Garlic Mustard at bay.