Nodding Onion Gardens

Native Plant Nursery

Columbia Station, Ohio, USA

 

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders


Ohio Native Plant - Natural Range

Visit the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service website to view the natural range Golden Alexannders
leaves Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
leaves of Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Wildlife Significance
Nectar Source - For Butterflies

Pollen - Native Bees

Host Plant - For caterpillars of Black Swallowtail

Deer - Deer aren't crazy about this plant

Attracts
- Insects that prey on insect pests

For detailed information on Golden Alexander visit the Illinois Wildflower website
flower of Golden Alexander
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Cultivation Information
Height - 1 - 3 ft
Flower Color - Yellow
Blooms - April - August
Sun - Sun Part shade
Soil - Moist normal

Family –Apiaceae/Umbelliferae - Carrot family
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders
Seed Provenance
 James Town, New York, Audubon Nature Center, 2012. NOG - 2013 to Present