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Zizia aptera - Heartleaf Alexander

Heartleaf Alexander - Zizia aptera
SKU: 151
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Heartleaf Alexander (Zizia aptera) is a branching, short-lived perennial with reddish stems. Its basal leaves are heart-shaped or broadly ovate and the upper leaves are usually ternately compound. Its foliage is glossy and semi-evergreen with serrated edges. The upper stems form compound umbels of flat-topped tiny yellow flowers, and after bloom each flower is replaced by a small seed with 5 angular ribs. It is a host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly, and an important early season nectar source for other pollinators.


Soil Moisture:  Moderate, Dry

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun, Partial Shade

Height:  1' - 3'

Spread:  1' - 2'

Hardiness Zone:  3 - 8

Bloom Color:  Yellow

Bloom Time:  May, June

Attracts:  Butterflies, Pollinators  

Return Policy

Returns of standard seed mixes and individual species must be made in the original unopened packaging within 10 days of delivery. If you wish to return live plants, you must do so within 5 days of delivery. Returns of standard mixes, individual species, and live plants are subject to a restocking fee of 25%. Custom seed mixes may not be returned. When returning non-damaged goods, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges, and return shipping may be made by whatever means the buyer selects.

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