Golden Alexander

Yellow dill-like flower clusters appear in spring and attract a wide variety of insects.

GOLDEN ALEXANDER (Zizia aurea)

Yellow dill-like flower clusters appear in spring and attract a wide variety of insects. Golden alexander is a larval food host for the black swallowtail butterfly. The caraway-like seeds don’t fall far from the plants, so plants often occur in colonies.

Flower Colour: yellow
Life Cycle: perennial
Sun Exposure: full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: May – June
Height: 1 – 3 ft.
Soil: medium to moist