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Bidens ferulifolia 'Goldilocks Rocks' (Tickseed)

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Plant description

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Bidens 'Goldilocks Rocks' is an easy to grow compact perennial plant, long flowering and loves a sunny spot. It has masses of semi double golden yellow flowers and will bloom nearly year round. Likes a well drained soil, can take some frost and heat and is great in containers and hanging baskets, as well as in the garden. Give it a handful of slow release fertiliser in spring and summer, and trim back lightly if needed.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: yellow
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.4 metres
Minimum height: 0.2 metres

Maximum width: 0.7 metres
Minimum width: 0.3 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, bees, insects.

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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