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Snowstorm® Blue Bacopa Sutera cordata

  • Hardy Zones
    • 9 - 11
  • Exposure
    • Part Sun to Sun
  • Season
    • Spring
    • Summer
  • Mature Size
    • 4 - 8 Inches
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Snowstorm® Blue Bacopa Sutera cordata

Part Sun to Sun 4 - 8

Features

I paint in WATER COLORS.

Abundant blue flowers all season long

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Deadheading Not Necessary

Characteristics

Duration: 
Annual
Height Category: 
Short
Garden Height: 
4 - 8 Inches
Trails Up To: 
36 Inches
Spacing: 
8 - 10 Inches
Spread: 
12 - 24 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Purple
Flower Shade: 
Lavender
Foliage Colors: 
Green
Foliage Shade: 
Green
Habit: 
Trailing
Container Role: 
Spiller

Plant Needs

Light Requirement: 
Part Sun to Sun
Maintenance Category: 
Easy
Bloom Time: 
Planting To Hard Frost
Hardiness Zones: 
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Great as an annual ground cover or edging plant in the landscape and in containers by itself or in combination.

Maintenance Notes: 

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Unlike most plants, Sutera will not wilt when drought stressed. Before the plant shows signs of wilting it will drop both the flowers and the buds on the plant. It takes about 2 weeks for the plant to come back into bloom after it has been drought stressed. To maintain constant bloom you will either need to monitor the plant closely and water before the soil gets too dry or you could plant Sutera with a plant that does wilt. Some good plants to consider are verbena, coleus, petunias etc. These companion plants will serve as indicator plants to let you know that the Sutera is dry and should help you avoid having the plant dropping blooms and buds due to drought stress.

An application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.

Snowstorm® Blue Sutera cordata 'Danova886' PP: 22314 Can. PBRAF

  • I have this planted in with a geranium and sweet potato vine in a moss lined wire milk crate. I have it on my deck which receives at least 12 hours of sun on a sunny summer day. It just keeps getting bigger and more beautiful everyday! I will definitely be using this as a filler in bigger beds next summer.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Amy
    Minnesota
    United States
    1 year ago
  • I love this darker colour. It grows well and adds a nice splash of colour to a simple planter I have with primarily green plants of varying shades of yellow, green, blue green. It works perfectly. I wanted something that would add to the planter/dish without overwhelming. It is spreading nicely .... and did I mention, I just love the darker lilac shade!!! :0)

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Jules
    Regina
    Saskatchewan
    Canada
    3 years ago
  • Certainly does not grow like Snowstorm White. Poor performer on our benches. Customers weren't very interested, even when it looked good. I found they preferred Isotoma for a low-growing blue

    Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    Murphy Greenhouses
    Alberta
    Canada
    4 years ago
  • Great trailing plant for Hanging Baskets.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Matthew Collins
    California
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Great complimentary plant for yellow and orange

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    PWPau
    New York
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Gorgeous when in full bloom. Looks like a cloud of blue! Didn't do well in this summer's drought conditions, but I expect it will recover.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Barbara
    California
    United States
    4 years ago
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