Scientific Name: Bidens ferulifolia (incl. hybrid cvs.)
Common Name: bidens
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Mexico, U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Hanging basket
Exposure: Full sun only if soil kept moist, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Dissected, Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Odd-pinnate, Oblong, Other, Incised
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Orange, Yellow, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Jul-Aug-Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Spreading short-lived perennial to 30cm tall; leaves 2.5-3.5cm long x 2-3cm wide, finely divided bright green; flowers golden yellow "daisies" to 3cm wide.