Zizia aurea

Zizia aurea


Golden Alexander Category:


Soil: Hydric(Wet) to Mesic(Medium) Sun: Full to Part Height: 1′-3′ Color: Yellow Blooms: May-June Flowers: The flowers appear in flat clusters about 2″ wide. Leaves: The leaves are divided with 3-7 pointed, toothed leaflets about 1″-2″ long.

Suggested Uses:

This is a great plant for attracting beneficial insects to the home garden. It is a host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly! It is a very useful plant for a shoreline restoration or rain garden project!

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses: Once used to treat wounds, syphilis, headache and fevers. Food Uses: Other info: Attractive to native bees. Name: Zizia is in honor of German botanist Johann Baptist Ziz. Alexanders refers to a similar European plant. Other Names: Golden Zizia

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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