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Bidens ferulifolia 'Flair' (Tickseed)

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Plant description

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Bidens 'Flair' is a hardy perennial plant which will be covered with golden yellow flowers from winter to late summer. The foliage is mid green and ferny, and the habit is rounded and will spill over the edge of containers and banks. Grows best in full sun, give a handful of fertiliser in spring and summer, and trim back lightly from time to time, and you will be rewarded with masses of sunshine golden flowers. A good easy care plant, rarely troubled by pests or disease. Will take some frost.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres

Maximum width: 0.8 metres
Minimum width: 0.4 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects, bees.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good all purpose fertiliser.

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