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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Bidens can be annuals, perennials or deciduous shrubs, with opposite, simple or pinnately-divided leaves and daisy-like or disc-like flowerheads in summer
B. ferulifolia is a spreading, short-lived perennial to 30cm in height, grown as an annual, with small, finely divided bright green leaves and rich yellow daisies 3-4cm across
S US to Guatemala
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Ideal for hanging baskets or large tubs as it has vigorous, cascading stems. Excellent at coping with drought but needs full sun. Shown in the photograph here at the front of a border
Propagate by seed or stem cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally trouble free
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