Bur Marigold Seeds - Bidens Aurea Flower Seed

Bur Marigold Seeds

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Flower Specifications

Season: Annual

USDA Zones: 4 - 10

Height: 20 inches

Bloom Season: Mid summer to fall

Bloom Color: Yellow

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Well drained lighter soils, pH 5.6 - 7.8

Deer Resistant: Yes

House Plant: No

Latin Name: Bidens aurea

Planting Directions

Temperature: 65 - 70F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Surface sow or only thinly cover the seed

Sowing Rate: 2 - 3 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 15 - 18 inches

Care & Maintenance: Bur Marigold

Bur Marigold (Bidens Aurea) - Bidens Aurea seeds grow quickly and easily into a sweet annual that makes a nice addition to the garden. This tall, long-stemmed Bur Marigold shimmers from mid-summer until fall, producing beautiful golden yellow flowers. Each simple, five-petaled daisy is two-toned, with paler, white-tipped petals set round a darker middle. The ferny foliage of the plant truly makes this a unique flower grown from flower seeds.

Not too many gardeners know about Bidens Aurea flower seed. This hidden secret is making its way to popularity as people are appreciating its unique attributes. Bur Marigold will grow in clay and heavier soil as well as lighter soils, but it's more likely to run on lighter ground. In can self-sow with the seeds popping up some distance away, weaving itself among other plants. It does not smother or crowd other plants. Grow the flower seed in baskets, containers, or directly in the flower garden. Sometimes Bur-Marigold is also called Hannay's Lemon Drop.