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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 14-18 inches (30-40 cm)
Plant Spread: 4-6 inches (10-15 cm)
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: yellow/white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds very thin
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects

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Posted by robertduval14 (Mason, New Hampshire - Zone 5b) on Dec 16, 2013 7:18 PM

The ripe seeds are a food source for birds.

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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On March 30, 2018 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On March 24, 2018 Seeds sown
6x3 seeds from EricaBraun (marked "2013T") in 6-pack @ room temp
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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So pretty! by chelle Feb 15, 2012 1:29 PM 6
Not Layia platyglossa. Maybe Bidens alba? by MrsBinWY Nov 17, 2018 9:05 AM 4
Another beautiful interloper! ID help please? by joannakat Jul 28, 2017 2:59 AM 14
Show us your Spring 2012 Cottage Garden and Chat (#1) by CherieCoogan Apr 12, 2012 4:40 PM 416
My wintersowing adventures 2010 by gemini_sage Apr 9, 2014 5:08 PM 55
Let's See Your JUGS! by Joannabanana Sep 6, 2012 8:17 PM 203

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