Golden Alexander (Zizia Aurea)

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Golden Alexander, scientifically known as Zizia aurea, a native perennial. That will add a touch of golden beauty and attract pollinators to your garden. With its clusters of bright yellow flowers and lush green foliage, this wildflower exudes a sense of natural elegance and charm. Growing up to 1 to 3 feet tall, it forms a lovely display of blooms, creating a stunning visual spectacle.

Golden Alexander is a haven for pollinators, attracting bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects with its nectar-rich flowers. Additionally, it provides food for caterpillars of certain butterfly species. Ideal for native plant gardens, wildflower meadows, and sunny areas, this hardy plant thrives in well-drained soil and full sun to partial shade.

Embrace the allure of Golden Alexander and create a pollinator-friendly haven in your garden while celebrating the golden beauty of these cheerful blooms and supporting the well-being of pollinators in your outdoor space.

Fun Facts:

  • Botanical Name: Zizia Aurea
  • Height: 12-36 inches
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Color: Yellow
  • Bloom Season: Spring/Summer
  • Light Requirements: Sun/Part Shade
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-8
  • Colorado Native Plant
  • Native Habitat: prairies, meadows, open woodlands, and along stream banks

More importantly here is what you get!

At Finding Nectar, you can purchase Golden Alexander (Zizia Aurea) in a 4 inch pot, grown from seed, without the use of systemic pesticides, and are nurtured in living soil. We prioritize the root health of our flowers rather than forcing them to bloom, giving them the best chance to flourish in your yard within the first year.

Here is why it's important

At Finding Nectar in Arvada, Colorado, we highly value pollinators' vital role in ecosystems and food supply. Therefore, we thoughtfully select plants, like the Golden Alexander (Zizia Aurea), to support them.

These nectar-rich and pollen-filled plants nourish bees, butterflies, and more. By using our pollinator-friendly species, you actively preserve essential beings and create a thriving garden. Moreover, as a dedicated nursery serving the Front Range, you can shop worry-free about climate suitability.

Join us in creating a sustainable environment for both plants and pollinators! So, choose Finding Nectar for a greener future. Act now and make a difference with Finding Nectar!