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Botanical names:
Bacopa caroliniana Accepted
Bacopa amplexicaulis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: In Water
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 2 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 3 feet or more
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Small leaves are round and fleshy-succulent. Freezing temperatures in temperate regions will cause emergent growth to die back to the water line but in tropical areas, plants stay green year round.
Flowers: Showy
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Water gardens
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Other: Take 3 to 5 inch cuttings from stem tips. Thoroughly wet the soil, remove lower leaves and place stem ends into soil.


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