Plant types and subtypes: Annuals
Light Requirements: sun
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: moist, wet
Soil Description: rich, average, loam, clay, sand
Bloom Time: August, September, October
Bloom Color: yellow
Leaf Color: green
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Additional Tags: colonizing, cottage garden plant, cut flowers, naturalizing, swamp plant
Pricing & Availability
Bidens coronataAlso known as:
tall swamp marigold
Bidens coronata is a tall-growing annual. The slender, branching stems can easily reach a height of 4'. The branchlets are terminated by golden daisy-like flowers. The leaves are green, narrow and segmented.
Bidens coronata is an annual, but is such an efficient self-seeder that it can cultivated as a perennial. It s native to moist or wet open meadows, lowlands, and swamp margins. Can easily be cultivated under typical garden conditions in full sun. It is best to allow some flowers to go to seed, while deadheading the rest to control spread if necessary. A great late season bloomer for naturalized areas. Bloom times are from July to September. Zones 4-8
Can only be propagated from seed. These will require no pretreatment.
Can produce a couple of months worth of cut flowers late in the season.
Native Range & Classification
Recorded County Distribution: USDA data
AL, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, WI, WV
USDA Endangered Status:
- Special Concern: RI
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