zizia aurea (golden alexander) native

Size: 1 litre
  • tiny flowers form a large flat topped cluster
  • dry seed heads turn purple adding some summer interest
  • bloom time: may to june
  • zone 3 
  • height 75-80cm 
  • spread 45-60cm
  • colour yellow
  • easy to grow, it will self-seed and is adaptable to many soil conditions
  • this plant provides a food source for butterflies and insects
  • full sun
  • attracts butterflies
  • native to ontario
  • (image courtesy of NVK nurseries, NVK holdings inc.)