“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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Zizia aptera

Heart-Leaved Alexanders

Garden(s):

LoH2O, CNP

Type:

Native Perennial

Height:

25-75 cm (10-30 in)

Spread:

15-30 cm (6-12 in)

Light:

Full sun, Part shade

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

May, June, July, August

Bloom Colour:

Yellow

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Loamy, Sandy

Notes:

Host plant for swallowtail butterflies. Small yellow flowers allow short-tongued insects to reach their nectar. Foliage turns pink tones in fall. Bright yellow flowers and lush green foliage are effectively used along a garden path or in a border garden.