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Bidi-bidi

Acaena spp.

Acaena novae-zelandiae1 by [1] (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

45cm

5cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bidi-bidi Overview

Genus of perennial and subshrubs that are mostly evergreen but in severe winter conditions will drop their leaves. They are grown for their foliage and coloured burs and make good ground cover. Some species are considered invasive and they produce close, rounded heads of many small, reddish flowers.

How to propagate Bidi-bidi

Division

Division in early spring.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Bidi-bidi

Ground cover, rock garden or between paving.