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Bidens 'Bidy Gonzales Big' (Beggarticks 'Bidy Gonzales Big')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.25m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Bidens 'Bidy Gonzales Big'

Other names

Beggarticks 'Bidy Gonzales Big'

Genus

Bidens Bidens

Variety or Cultivar

'Bidy Gonzales Big' _ 'Bidy Gonzales Big' is a tender, compact, mat-forming to trailing, short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, bearing pinnate leaves with linear to lance-shaped, dark green leaflets and slender stems bearing large, single, bright golden-yellow flowers from summer into autumn.


Bidens 'Bidy Gonzales Big' is: Deciduous

Habit

Trailing, Mat Forming

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids Aphids

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Sow seeds in spring at 13-18C.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed, Stem tip cuttings


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Where to grow

Bidens 'Bidy Gonzales Big' (Beggarticks 'Bidy Gonzales Big') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Flowering period is prolonged when grown under glass.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

The orange flowers of this plant are sometimes hard to place. It looks good with forget-me-nots in early summer, or later in the year with blue hyssop. Otherwise plant with creamy, variegated foliage.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Bidens 'Bidy Gonzales Big'

Other names

Beggarticks 'Bidy Gonzales Big'

Genus

Bidens Bidens

Variety or Cultivar

'Bidy Gonzales Big' _ 'Bidy Gonzales Big' is a tender, compact, mat-forming to trailing, short-lived perennial, often grown as an annual, bearing pinnate leaves with linear to lance-shaped, dark green leaflets and slender stems bearing large, single, bright golden-yellow flowers from summer into autumn.

Native to

Mexico, Southern United States

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Trailing, Mat Forming


Colour

Flower

Golden-yellow in Summer; Golden-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Cut back after flowering.

Propagation

Sow seeds in spring at 13-18C.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed, Stem tip cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Bidens 'Bidy Gonzales Big' (Beggarticks 'Bidy Gonzales Big') will reach a height of 0.25m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

City, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Flowering period is prolonged when grown under glass.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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COMPANION PLANTS

The orange flowers of this plant are sometimes hard to place. It looks good with forget-me-nots in early summer, or later in the year with blue hyssop. Otherwise plant with creamy, variegated foliage.

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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