A lot of Fall yellows were evident at Franklin Park this October.
This large mound of them that were growing at the park were so lovely in the Fall sunlight.
Bidens is a genus of flower in the Daisy family asteraeae.
Often this flower is considered a weed by some gardeners while others do grow it as an annual for its bright yellow or white colored blooms and easy growth. It is used as a filler plant or added to containers. Deadheading promotes more blooming and it prefers full sunlight. Bidens ferulifolia
"Bidens Bidy Gonzales Trailing"
Flowering from Spring to Fall they are only 8 to 10 inches in height and spread 8 to 10 inches.
Bidens species are also used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat dysentery, poisonous bites, and skin conditions.
Have you ever grown Bidens?
Do you use it as a filler plant?
Do you consider it a weed?
Everyone Have a Wonderful Weekend and