Specify your plants!

7th October 2020

Specify your plants!

Bidens is a really good example of the importance of specifying your plant names accurately;  if you put together a planting plan with 'Bidens'  in it, then someone else looks for the plants,  'Bidens' on its own might give you B. aurea  -  hardy and two metres high, and running inexorably forwards from the back of the border - or  B. ferulifolia, compact at 25 centimetres and not hardy through the winter in the UK.

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