Golden Alexanders (Zizia aurea)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: Yellow

Attributes: Butterfly host plant, Pollinator friendly, Walnut tolerant, Clay soil tolerant

Height: 60-90 cm (23-35 in)


Golden Alexander's does well in full sun and part shade. It blooms in late spring, after most early-blooming woodland wildflowers have finished, and before most prairie wildflowers bloom, providing colour. It is one of the best pollinator friendly plants in Ontario.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email