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- Marigold - Swamp (Bidens aristosa)
Marigold - Swamp (Bidens aristosa)
At home in full sun and wetter soils, Bidens aristosa sports brilliant yellow-gold blossoms in late summer and fall. Swamp Marigold's flowers attract many species and its foliage is consumed by the caterpillar of the Dainty Sulphur. Swamp Marigold is an annual; it completes its life cycle during one season but will re-seed.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet
Height - 4 feet
Bloom Time - August, September, October
Bloom Color - Yellow
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.