(Apache Beggarticks, Bidens, Smiley Bidens)
Apache beggarstick is a floriferous evergreen tender perennial with a short, spreading habit. It is native from Arizona to Guatemala and adapted to hot, arid climates.
The cultivar ‘Smiley’ bears clear golden yellow daisy-like flowers in great profusion from midsummer to early fall. These contrast nicely with its ferny rich green leaves.
Beggarsticks require full sun and average soil with perfect drainage. Once established, plants are surprisingly heat and drought tolerant. The flowers of...
(Apache Beggarticks, Bidens, Marietta™ Gold Spark Bidens)
By far one of the finest Bidens on the market for blooming performance and form, Marietta Gold Spark has a highly compact habit and flowers heavily and continuously all season. This cultivar originates from the southern United States and Mexico, is heat-loving and has dense, ferny, rich green foliage. From early summer to fall it becomes adorned with a colorful display of many golden yellow daisies. These are attractive to bees and butterflies and require little deadheading.
A tough plant for...
(Apache Beggarticks, Bidens, Yellow Breeze Bidens)
This bidens, ‘Yellow Breeze,’ is a long-blooming selection of Bidens ferulifolia, a native of the southwestern U.S and contiguous regions of Mexico. It is a sprawling, ferny-leaved, short-lived perennial that covers itself with light-yellow flowers from late spring through autumn until frost. The flowers are open with broad overlapping petals and a central disk. They face upward on short stems above the leaves. Like the parent species, ‘Yellow Breeze’ tolerates heat and has little appeal...
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(Apache Beggarticks, Yellow Charm Apache Beggarticks)
A short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, Yellow Charm Apache beggarticks is a mound-forming selection with eight-petaled flowers. The daisy-like flowers occur from early summer to mid- or late fall, showing off their yellow petals that blush deeper gold around the central disc. This plant species originates from the southern United States and Mexico. It is heat-loving and has fern-like, rich green foliage. The blossoms are attractive to bees and butterflies and require little deadheading....
(Apache Beggarticks, Bidens, Goldilocks Rocks™ Bidens)
A short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, Goldilocks Rocks™ Apache beggarticks is a upright-growing mounded variety. It is early flowering and holds the flower clusters on fairly sturdy stems above the foliage. This plant species originates from the southern United States and Mexico. Apache beggarticks is heat-loving and has fern-like, rich green foliage. From early summer to fall it becomes adorned with a showy display of many bright yellow daisies, perhaps with a hint of gold tones. These...
(Apache Beggarticks, Mexican Gold™ Compact Apache Beggarticks)
Lacy foliage and small, five-petaled yellow flowers always are a cheerful addition to a garden. A short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, Mexican Gold™ Compact Apache beggarticks is a mounding variety that's perfect for mixed-composition patio containers or as border edging. It is early flowering and holds the flower clusters on wiry stems above the foliage. This plant species originates from the southern United States and Mexico. Apache beggarticks is heat-loving and has fern-like, rich...
The Solaire® Series of Apache beggarticks is a collection of the most compact varieties bred for container culture. While this species is usually a short-lived, spreading perennial, often grown as an annual, members in the Solaire® Series perform as annuals, dying out after about a year even if ideal growing conditions prevail. Plants are mounds of fine-textured, deep green leaves. From early summer to fall's first frost, yellow to gold flowers delicately float on stems above the foliage.
Almost every child, puppy and kitten has carried and dispersed the seeds of Bidens. Variously known as beggarsticks, sticktights, Spanish needles and bur marigolds these annoying seeds are the product of sweet, daisy-like flowers.
There are about 200 species of herbs, shrubs or vines which make up the genus Bidens. They are annuals or perennials and can be found growing throughout much of the world, most often in subtropical, tropical, and temperate North America and South...
(Golden Eye Beggarticks)
A large, shrubby perennial with ferny leaves along wiry stems and yellow daisy-like broad-petaled flowers in profusion in fall. It is native from Mexico to South America and close kin to coreopsis and cosmos.
Beggar’s tick is a short, spreading tender evergreen that is native from Arizona to Guatemala. The leaves are narrow, ferny or fennel-like. The flowers appear on long, nodding, wiry stems, which makes bidens a good plant to be used as an annual in a hanging basket or a container. It will...