Zizia aurea - Golden Alexander
Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea) is a branching, short-lived perennial with reddish stems. It has glossy compound leaves of 3 or 5 variable leaflets with serrated edges and the lower leaves having longer petioles than the upper leaves. The upper stems form an umbel of tiny yellow flowers during late spring to early summer. After bloom, it forms oblong-shaped green seed capsules that gradually turn purple as autumn approaches.
Soil Moisture: Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 1' - 2'
Spread: 1' - 2'
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May, June
Attracts: Butterflies, Pollinators
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