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Sutera diffusus

Bacopa is part of the Sutera genus. Its scientific name is Sutera diffusus. Bacopa grows as an annual and is a flower. Being an annual plant, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Bacopa is known for growing to a height of approximately 20.0 cm (7.8 inches).

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How to grow Bacopa

  • Full Sun

  • Low

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Bacopa is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside.

Growing Bacopa from seed

Transplanting Bacopa

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Bacopa is a tender plant.

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 Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin diffusus meaning “loosely spreading”

Other names for Bacopa

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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