Growing Bacopa plants add perky colors and textured foliage to any garden bed or hanging basket. Having Bacopa plants indoors is also known to calm nerves and assist in a peaceful sleep.
Latin name : Chaenostoma Cordatum
Type of Plant : Flower
Sun Exposure : Full sun, Part shade
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy
Bacopa plants are most easily grown in containers. This allows for the consistent moisture necessary to avoid the interruption of flowering. Bacopa’s can also be used as a filler plant in mixed containers and hanging baskets.
Growing Bacopa trailing annuals is simple, with many uses in the sunny to shaded garden. Bacopa plants grow no more than 6-12 inches at maturity. The low-growing plant spreads vigorously to cascade over a wall or quickly cover bare spots under taller plants.
The happy Bacopa trailing annual is often covered with tiny flowers from June through October. Flowers are in shades of white, pink, lavender, blue and even coral red.
You’ve probably heard all the buzz about Bacopa and its restorative properties on TV shows like Dr. Oz. Calming nerves and assisting in a peaceful sleep, we might all benefit from learning how to grow a Bacopa plant (Sutera cordata). In addition to the calming effects, growing Bacopa plants adds perky color and finely textured foliage to the garden bed or nearby hanging basket.