Bacopa

Bacopa

Light:

Part Sun,
Sun

Type:

Annual

Height:

Under 6 inches to 12 inches

Width:

2-3 feet wide

Flower Color:

Blue,
White

Seasonal Features:

Fall Bloom,
Summer Bloom

Problem Solvers:

Groundcover

Special Features:

Good for Containers,
Low Maintenance

how to grow Bacopa

Propagation

Seed

Stem Cuttings

garden plans for Bacopa

English Victorian Cottage Garden Plan
English Victorian Cottage Garden Plan

more varieties for Bacopa

Snowstorm Blue bacopa

Snowstorm Blue bacopa

(Snowstorm Blue Sutera cordata) shows off large lavender-blue flowers. It trails to 36 inches or more.

Giant Snowflake bacopa

Giant Snowflake bacopa

(Sutera ‘Giant Snowflake’) offers big white flowers on trailing plants.

plant Bacopa with

Begonia

Begonia

Talk about foolproof: Annual begonia is about as easy as it gets. It does well in a variety of conditions, but to keep it its most luxuriant best, give it light shade; rich, well-drained soil; and ample water. It also loves plenty of fertilizer, so be generous.Plant annual begonias in spring after all danger of frost has passed. No need to deadhead this flower unless you want to, it’s “self-cleaning!”

Geranium

Geranium

Geraniums have been a gardener’s favorite for well over a century. The old-fashioned standard for beds, borders, and containers, geranium is still one of the most popular plants today. Traditional bedding types love hot weather and hold up well to dry conditions; many offer colorful foliage. Regal, also called Martha Washington, geraniums are more delicate-looking and do better in the cool conditions of spring and fall.Though most geraniums are grown as annuals, they are perennials in Zones 10-11. Bring them indoors to overwinter, if you like, then replant outdoors in spring. Or they can bloom indoors all year long if they get enough light.

Petunia

Petunia

Petunias are failproof favorites for gardeners everywhere. They are vigorous growers and prolific bloomers from midspring through late fall. Color choices are nearly limitless, with some sporting beautiful veining and intriguing colors. Many varieties are sweetly fragrant (sniff blooms in the garden center to be sure.) Some also tout themselves as “weatherproof,” which means that the flowers don’t close up when water is splashed on them.Wave petunias have made this plant even more popular. Reaching up to 4 feet long, it’s great as a groundcover or when cascading from window boxes and pots. All petunias do best and grow more bushy and full if you pinch or cut them back by one- to two-thirds in midsummer.Shown above: Merlin Blue Morn petunia

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