Northeast Pollinator Plants
Bidens cernua (Nodding Bur Marigold)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Nodding Bur Marigold
Attracts: Bees and Bird
Use: Naturalizing or Rain Garden, Reseeding ANNUAL
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Flower Time: Mid August - October
Flower Color: Yellow
Height: .5' - 3'
Notes: Bidens cernua (Nodding Bur Marigold) is a reseeding annual great for wet sites displaying small sunflower-like flowerheads that grace the late summer and fall. The bur-like seeds will stick to your clothes so you can spread it everywhere, that's wet, that is.
Host plant of VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Coelioxys hunteri (Hunter's Sharptail bee)
Lasioglossum nelumbonis (Lotus Sweat bee)
Nomada banksi (Banks' Nomad bee)
Native to most all of the US and most of southeastern US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).