Golden Alexanders

Golden Alexanders

Latin Name: Zizia aurea

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun / Part Sun / Shade

Moisture: Dry-Mesic / Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 1-3 feet

Color: Yellow

Bloom Time: May / June / July

Description: The bright yellow of this plant brightens the late spring landscape, especially in a shady area. Excellent for clay soils. It is a larval food source of the Eastern Black Swallowtail butterfly.