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Snowstorm® Giant Snowflake® 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® Giant Snowflake® Bacopa Sutera cordata
Part Sun to Sun 4 - 8

Features

Giving OTHER plants an INFERIORITY COMPLEX.

White flowers appear all season; strongly trailing plants; low maintenance; perfect filler plant in combinations

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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: 
20 - 36 Inches
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Shade: 
White
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 Frost
Hardiness Zones: 
9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
Water Category: 
Average
Uses: 
Container
Uses: 
Landscape
Uses Notes: 

Use in hanging baskets, combinations and window boxes

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.

In summer when youre outside and get caught in a blizzard, you dont need to call The Weather Channel. Its only me. All those fluffy white things? Theyre flowers. And theyre growing on long, long slender branches. Look closely and you can probably see the green leaves. Really. Its not a snowstorm. Its a SnowstormR. Those arent giant snow flakes; theyre Giant SnowflakeR flowers.

In summer when you're outside and get caught in a blizzard, you don't need to call The Weather Channel. It's only me. All those fluffy white things? They're flowers. And they're growing on long, long slender branches. Look closely and you can probably see the green leaves. Really. It's not a snowstorm. It's a SnowstormR. Those aren't giant snow flakes; they're Giant SnowflakeR flowers.

I'm just your typical vigorous Proven Winners plant that's an annual except in zones 9-11. I grow best in full sun to part shade, and hanging baskets, combination containers and window boxes are my specialties. Not frozen ice, nice white flowers. Honest.

Snowstorm® Giant Snowflake® Sutera cordata 'Danova906' USPP 17,886, Can 2,861
  • I planted along with marigolds and salvia in an oak wine barrel and it is growing beautifully. My only suggestion is that it SED to prefer part rather than full sun

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Vicki Delabar
    Huntington Beach
    California
    United States
    1 year ago
  • I absolutely love this plant in my pots but this is the second year they've dried up and died. Any suggestions?

    Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    Lisa
    Martell
    Nebraska
    United States
    2 years ago
  • Beautiful, thick, vine like flowers

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Linda Johnson
    3 years ago
  • planters on the deck looked lovely with these falling over the sides, but next year i will place it higher as it trails quite long stems, at least 18 inches.would be perfect in hanging situation. It flowered wonderfully well but late in the season as i had it in quite a shady spot..My mother , 94, loves it, and has commented several times how pretty it is- her favourite of all the deck plants. No visible bug damage, grew well in sea soil, definitely a reliable container plant.

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    LOIS GARDNER
    3 years ago
  • Very disappointed with this plant. It bloomed for several weeks in June and stopped blooming during the month of July. It gets several hours of sun in the morning and shade in the late afternoon. Won't grow again.

    Unsatisfied Did not survive, inferior performance or did not bloom well - won't grow again.
    Ellie
    4 years ago
  • Very nice. Much larger flowers than previous bacopas I've grown. Just keeps going. Grew this year in huge pots with deep red pelargoniums, chartreuse-leaved licorice plant, chartreuse-and-white coleus, and tall white snapdragons - perfect!

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Nancy McDonald
    Michigan
    United States
    4 years ago
  • We use this plant every year in our mailbox area near the street. Not near easy water, they sometimes get badly stressed by traffic and lack of regular water. No matter how bad, they always come right back when we start regular care again.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Judy Porter
    Massachusetts
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Outstanding performer all season long. Can withstand light frost.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Nancy
    Minnesota
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Bacopa Giant Snowflake is incredibly beautiful in my garden. Amazingly fast growing and continually flowering, it covers ground, mounds, and trails over rocks, looking perfectly at home. Magnificent! I am going to plant some more.

    Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    Marilyn DeSpain Long
    California
    United States
    4 years ago
  • Blooms best in spring and fall, has a tendency to stop blooming in intense heat. When in bloom makes up for the mid summer lull!

    Above Average Superior performance, among my favorites, would recommend to others.
    Claire
    British Columbia
    Canada
    4 years ago
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