Coming Soon to LGS
Zizia aptera, heartleaf meadow parsnip is a herbaceous perennial grows in medium wet, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. It grows in small groups in woods and prairies. In the late spring and early summer, small yellow flowers emerge. The flowers grow to about 3 feet tall. The heart-shaped basal leaves are the plant’s namesake.
I’m very excited to introduce this plant to our LGS nursery customers next year! Heart-leaf Golden Alexanders provide an early- season nectar source for a number of short-tongued insects, and Black Swallowtail caterpillars feed on its leaves. – Jessica