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Glycyrrhiza Lepidota ORR

Glycyrrhiza Lepidota ORR

Glycyrrhiza Lepidota ORR

You won’t need to deadhead the plant for it to continue blooming during its long flowering season of May to October. In the winter, the plant will die off if temperatures fall below freezing. Otherwise, it will retain its greenery through the winter months and rejuvenate in the spring.

Lepidota

Bidens 'Campfire Burst' – This variety of bidens is hard to miss, thanks to the brightly-hued flowers crowning each plant. The tri-colored petals are shaded inward from a deep red to a blazing orange and a zippy yellow. They flower abundantly from the summer into the fall and are a great colorful addition to any landscape design. While bidens are a popular pick for gardens and landscaping, they also make an excellent choice for container gardening. The abundant foliage and flowers are well-suited to flower boxes or hanging planters. Much of the care of bidens grown in containers remains the same, however, it will be important to fertilize these plants since they require rich soil for flowering and overall vitality.

Bidens is a genus of flowering plants in the aster family, Asteraceae. The common names beggarticks, black jack, burr marigolds, cobbler's pegs, Spanish needles, stickseeds, tickseeds and tickseed sunflowers refer to the fruits of the plants, most of which are bristly and barbed, with two sharp pappi at the end. The generic name refers to the same character; Bidens comes from the Latin bis ("two") and dens ("tooth"). Easy-care and long-blooming bidens is easy to recognize in garden beds and borders, as well as container gardens. A cheery annual native to areas of southwestern North America, it features golden-yellow daisy-shaped flowers that continue to appear for weeks. Plant breeders have been busy with this group of plants, and luckily for us, there are a wide variety of selections available. Many have a spreading or trailing form while others grow to be more mound shape. The size varies, too, with compact selections staying about 10 inches tall and wide and larger types spreading to 24 inches wide. Newer varieties also offer blooms in shades of yellow and orange, as well as white and pink. (Source: www.costafarms.com)

 

 

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