Zizia aurea

Golden Alexander


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  • Golden clusters of 3-4" umbels in May and June
  • Deep green divided basal foliage
  • Best used in the shady, naturalized or woodland garden
  • Attracts butterflies
  • Larval host to Black Swallowtail
  • Special value to native bees
  • Often seen in flood plains and wooded bottom lands
  • Medium to wet soils
  • Sun/shade

Height: 2-3 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft

Zone: 3-9
Color: Yellow


Characteristics & Attributes


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Mass Planting
  • Water's Edge / Bog Plant
  • Native
  • Self seeds in optimum conditions
  • Fast Growing
  • No Deadheading

Exposure:

  • Sun/ pt.shade

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Habit:

  • Self seeds readily

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Spring
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Wet Soil/Wetlands
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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