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Zizia aptera

Zizia aptera
heart-leaved alexanders
Synonym(s) Thaspium trifoliatum var. apterum
Common name heart-leaved alexanders
Family apiaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow
From seed Give 3 months cold, germinate at room temperature.
detailed seed-starting info below

North American wildflower. I love the foliage in spring. The yellow flowers later in spring aren't spectacular, but charming enough.

We left this plant behind in our Pennsylvania garden (and wish it well); we don't grow it in Houston.

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Baggy 35F (13w)-70F(50%G, starting 3d). Seedlings are weak
  2. Pot outside late November. 15%G early May

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