This fast-growing annual of the Midwestern wet meadows grows to 4 or 5 feet tall. Hundreds of 2-inch golden daisies with buttery tips and dark, fringed eyes smother fine foliage in late summer. Be cautioned, this plant generously self-sows, and is on Kentucky’s invasive plant list.
PropagationSow seed in spring.
ProblemsPossible invasive tendencies. Mottle virus, Cercospora leaf spot, white smut, downy mildew, powdery mildew, rust, leaf miners, aphids.
- Genus : Bidens
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Plant Type : Annuals
- Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
- Growth Rate : Fast
- Light : Full Sun
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Characteristics : Self Seeds
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest
- Flower Color : Yellow
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