Golden Alexanders are an adaptable, easy to grow plant which add early season splash of yellow to the garden.
Habitat: Moist meadows, woodlands and prairies.
Blooms: Conspicuous yellow flowers in spring - early summer.
Height: 1-3 ft
Light: Full to part sun.
Moisture: Moist to dry. Adaptable.
Soil: Sandy - sandy/clay soils.
Companions: Looks great with the purple blooms of Wild Geranium.
Propagation: Readily self-seeds in optimal conditions. Sow Golden Alexander seeds in fall. Plant can be divided.
Wildlife Value: Golden Alexander is a host plant for the Black Swallowtail butterfly. The flowers are highly beneficial to pollinators and beneficial insects.