Bidens coronata

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Plant types and subtypes: Annuals

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: rich, average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 2'-4'

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

Flowers of Bidens coronata (crowned beggarticks)
  • Flowers of Bidens coronata (crowned beggarticks)
  • Flowers of Bidens coronata (crowned beggarticks)
  • Flowers of Bidens coronata (crowned beggarticks)
  • Flowers of Bidens coronata (crowned beggarticks)

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Description

Bidens coronata

Also known as:

crowned beggarticks

,

tickseed sunflower

,

tall swamp marigold

Scientific Synonyms:

Bidens trichosperma

Description

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.

Cultivation

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

Propagation

Can only be propagated from seed. These will require no pretreatment.

Additional Notes

Can produce a couple of months worth of cut flowers late in the season.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
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

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae Aster family
Genus Bidens beggarticks
Species Bidens coronata crowned beggarticks