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Wisconsin's Tropical Gardens

Plant Profile Series



Bacopa, a spring and summer annual is a favorite among many gardeners. It is grown often in hanging baskets where it blooms profusely and continuously with white, lavendar, yellow, and a growing number of other color flowers, depending on variety. This plant is especially attractive when grown in combination with other annuals like petunia and verbena.

LIGHT: This is a sun-loving plant but will also thrive in slight shade. Privide the brightest location available in the house such as a bright sunroom on the east, south or west side of the house. It will do best outdoors in a bright location.

WATER: Water thoroughly and often while in heaviest growth and hot weather. Fertilize continuously to extend blooming period.

This outdoor plant is seldom available in 10" hanging baskets in mid to late Spring