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Critical host plant for the Black Swallowtail & Ozark Swallowtail larvae.

It is also an important food source for short-tongued insects.

Vibrant golden, umbrella-shaped blooms cover this low growing native in early spring to summer. Moist, well-drained soil is preferred, but this beauty is adaptable to a wide range of soils including clay & dry/wet conditions once it is established.

Grows 3ft tall in medium-wet, medium

to dry soils

Blooms April to June in full to partial sun

Deer resistant

Sold in 2x3 inch pots

Zizia aurea - Golden Alexanders

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