Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Heart-leaf Golden Alexanders, Meadow Zizia

Heart-leaf Golden Alexanders, Meadow Zizia

Zizia aptera

Full to part sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level, sandy or clay soils, pH tolerant.  1-3 feet height, blooms in spring, yellow flowers, will naturalize.

Germination Code:  M/C(60), G

Native Region:  East and Middle Tennessee

Showy flowers on an easy to grow plant.  Short-lived.  Member of the Parsley Family and is larval host for the Black Swallowtail butterfly.  Attracts butterflies and bees.

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