Bidens

  • Bidens produce clusters of star-shaped flowers
  • Bee and pollinator attractor
  • Compact and tidy habit

Botanical name

Bidens x hybrida

Flowering

Bright star-shaped flowers in tones of yellow, red and orange.

Habit

Low growing sprawling plant with lacy green foliage. Trim to shape after flowering if required.

Use

Excellent in hanging baskets or window boxes. Provides bright colour in borders and attractive when cascading over retaining walls or along steps.

Position

For best results plant in a sunny position. Prefers free-draining soil in a warm site.

Care

Mulch and feed with a good thick layer of compost. Water freely while growing.

Fertiliser

For continual good health and growth, use a controlled slow-release or liquid fertiliser in spring.