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Directory of Annuals

Bacopa
Sutera grandiflora

Bacopa pink
Bacopa pink

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
3 - 6 Inches
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Lavender
Pink
Red
White
 
Bloom Season
June - October
 
Hardiness
Tender Annual
 
Size
Small
 

Features

Low growing, spreading plant with very small leaves and covered with tiny flowers.

Culture

Full sun to very light afternoon shade in moist well-drained soil

Cultivars

'Snowstorm Pink' 6-12 inches tall, pink flowers

'Giant Snowflake' 3-6 inches tall, large white flowers

'Cabana Trailing Blue' 6-12 inches tall, blue flowers

'Cabana White' 6-12 inches tall, white flowers

Notes

Best as a container plant or hanging basket plant. Uniform soil moisture assures best flowering as dry soils will interrupt flowering and cause flower buds to dry up and fall off.