Bidens Pretty in Pink is a new color in Bidens that is helping to open the door for Bidens to become a major category in the vegetative plant market. A new color in Danziger’s Bidens assortment, Pretty in Pink is an upright, compact variety decorated with an abundance of pink flowers with purple stripes.
Pretty in Pink’s companions are Gold, White, Yellow, Gold and Orange Bicolors. In addition to color, the other characteristic of these selections that is going to make this class become more mainstream is the refined habit. Bidens Pretty in Pink is excellent for quarts and gallons as well as combo planters. Pretty in Pink, as well as its companions, is also easy to grow, with minimal to no plant growth regulators needed. Bidens as a class is very tough and weather tolerant. It handles cold, and the new crosses also bring the benefit of heat tolerance. Pretty in Pink will flower from early spring to summer. In addition, Pretty in Pink also provides the potential for fall production, to add variety to the fall season.
In the garden Pretty in Pink will have a height of 12 to 14 inches and a width of about the same. Fast-growing and early-blooming, Pretty in Pink excels as a single plant in a pot and can also be used as tall element in mixed plantings with low and cascading plants. Plant it in patio planters or use it in flower beds, as a border or as a foundation plant. Companion plants include petunia, calibrachoa and New Guinea impatiens, as well as ivy, vinca vine and ornamental grasses. Plant in full sun or partial shade.