Bidens alba

Photo by John Lampkin., Nature Coast and Suncoast Chapters. Photograph belongs to the photographer who allows use for FNPS purposes only. Please contact the photographer for all other uses.

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 8A 8B 9A 9B 

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Plant Specifics

Size:1-3 ft ft tall by 1-3 ft ft wide
Life Span:Annual
Flower Color:White ray flowers, yellow disk flowers
Fruit Color:Black
Phenology:Blooms all year.


Recommended Uses:Casual settings, especially toward the rear of wildflower gardens
Light: Full Sun
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil/Substrate:Loam, Sand



Attracts native bees, butterflies.

Larval host for the  dainty sulphur (Nathalis iole) butterfly.