Latin Name Pronunciation: by'denz

Bidens is a genus of about 200 annuals and perennials in the Aster family, and is related to Coreopsis. Some species are native to the United States, and are valuable nectar and pollen sources for beneficial insects. Excellent planted in the front of borders or in containers.

Plant Bidens in full sun and well-drained soil. They perform best with regular watering, but will tolerate short dry spells once established.