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Bacopa

Sutera cordata

Belonging to the Sutera genus, Bacopa has a botanical name of Sutera cordata. A type of flower, it mainly grows as an annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Bacopa is known for growing to a height of approximately 12.7 cm (4.95 inches).

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Bacopa is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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How to grow Bacopa

  • Partial Sun

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  • Medium

Bacopa likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 7 - Zone 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Bacopa is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

Growing Bacopa from seed

Transplanting Bacopa

As Bacopa is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Companion plants for Bacopa

These plants have been known to grow well alongside Bacopa so consider planting:

Repellent plants for Bacopa

These plants will not grow well with Bacopa so avoid planting these within close proximity:

Common Bacopa problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Bacopa plants:

Bacopa Folklore & Trivia

This flower was created to promote the Nintendo game ‘pikmin’ the flower resembles the appearance of the flower on the yellow ‘pikmin’ a fictional plant/animal hybrid.

Other names for Bacopa

Pikmin Flower,

Bacopa cordata

Bacopa care instructions

How long does Bacopa take to grow?

These estimates for how long Bacopa takes to sprout, grow and harvest are from real observations from real gardeners, right around the world. Start logging and journaling your observations to participate!

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