Common Name: Bidens ferulifolia
The Latin translation of the word Bidens makes reference to the two teeth-like projections that can be found on the seeds of these plants.
Category: Annuals & Biennials
Growth Rate: Fast growing
Features: Has interesting foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 0.50 m (50 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 1.00 m (100 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Gold, Yellow|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: June to September|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
In warmer climates this perennial plant can be grown all year round. In the U.K it is best to treat Bidens erulifolia as a half-hardy annual.
Many bright, golden-yellow flowers are produced, starting in early summer through to mid-autumn.
The foliage of Bidens ferulifolia is mid-green, finely divided and fern-like. Bidens ferulifolia is often used in hanging baskets and containers.