Plant Library

Golden Alexanders Heart Leafed

Common Name: Golden Alexanders

Botanical Name: Zizia

Variety: Heart-Leafed

Blossom Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: Apr-May

Zone: 3 to 8

Exposure: Sun or Part Shade

Mature Height: 2'

Mature Width: 10-12"

Notes: Golden Alexanders provide early season color from late spring to early summer. Prefers full sun or light shade and can tolerate dry soils. An important early season food supply for many pollinators. Host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly.