Botanical Name: Zizia aurea
En Français: Zizia doré
Golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea) is an important early source of pollen and nectar for newly emerging bees and other insects. The stalks showcase pointy, toothed leaves that sport a deep green coloration. Being able to survive in various conditions with a high tolerance for drought make this perennial a great choice for low maintenance areas of a garden.
Best massed in open woodland or prairie areas, wild or native plant gardens.
Planting and Care Considerations
Grow in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade.
Spread: 30-60 cm
Water: Moist to Dry
Best Soil: Acidic to neutral, Clay, Loam, Sand