Zizia aptera

Zizia aptera


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Soil: Mesic(Medium) to Xeric(Dry) Sun: Full to Part Height: 1′-3′ Color: Yellow Blooms: May-June Flowers: The flowers appear in flat clusters about 2″ wide. Leaves: The basal leaves are simple and heart-shaped, while the upper leaves are divided with 3-7 pointed, toothed leaflets, about 1-2″ long.

Suggested Uses:

This is an excellent choice for upland shoreline restoration. Very similar to Z aurea, but has bold heart -shaped leaves at the base of the plant. This wildflower is a host plant for the Black Swallowtail Butterfly and is a good plant to attract beneficial insects!

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses: Food Uses: Other Info: Name: Zizia is in honor of German botanist Johann Baptist Ziz. Alexanders refers to a similar European plant. Other Names: Meadow Zizia

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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