Bidens ferulifolia

Bidens ferulifolia

Bidens ferulifolia - Bidens ferulifolia

Common Name: Bidens ferulifolia
Genus: Bidens
Species: 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-HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 1.00 m (100 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Gold, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering 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.