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Scopia® Bacopa

Sutera cordata Scopia® Series

A profusion of flowers on a well-branched plant with a mounded, trailing habit. Blooms early and freely from spring through summer, holding up to the summer heat. Ideal for hanging baskets, or a perfect addition to combination plantings. An herbaceous perennial in mild winter regions; use as a warm-season annual elsewhere.
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10-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season:


Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly; maintain semi-moist soil.


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Botanical PronunciationSOO-ter-uh kor-DAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityReaches 4 to 6 in. tall, spreading 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring through Summer
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Edging, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEasy Care
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly; maintain semi-moist soil.
Companion PlantsThe Scopia® series of Bacopa features floriferous plants with abundant and early blooms with continuous flowering. The series was successfully developed with the objective of creating floriferous, more heat tolerant and durable Sutera with continuous flowering in a variety of colors and sizes. The Scopia® series includes multiple color varieties including Compact White, Golden Leaves White, True Pink, and several subseries, including the Scopia® Double series, the Scopia® Great series, and the Scopia® Gulliver series.

Easily grown in enriched, consistently moist, well-drained soil. Benefits from light afternoon shade in hottest regions. Trim lightly mid-season to rejuvenate bloom and shape. Feed monthly. An herbaceous perennial in mild winter regions; treat as an annual elsewhere.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

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Grow As Annual in All Zones