Bidens

A constant display of bright, star-shaped blooms on upright plants are an outstanding choice in the garden, hanging basket or large mixed container. Some extra water in hot areas will help encourage flowers to open.

Companion Plants

Petunia

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Petunia

This all-time favorite enlivens the garden with a profusion of blooms and is irresistible to butterflies and hummingbirds. Splendid in hanging baskets and containers. Super planted with verbena, marigold, zinnia, geranium  or other annuals.

Zonal Geranium

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Zonal Geranium

Exceptionally large, long-lasting flowers on durable plants. Vibrant blossoms provide a season-long display of color and attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Lovely in mixed garden plantings and containers. Grown from cuttings, not seed.

Dusty Miller

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Dusty Miller

Wonderful for providing color contrast to the landscape. Intricate, silvery gray leaves are finely textured. Striking planted with red flowers, in large groups or added to combination pots.

Details

Common name

Bidens

Botanical name

Bidens ferulifolia

Variety

Namid™

Zone

Grow as an annual

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Bloom color

Yellow

Bloom time

summer-fall

Light

sun

Height

6-8in (15-20 cm)

Habit

mounded

Water

prefers well-drained soil

Feed

fertilize once a month

Maintenance

Low maintenance.