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  • Versa™ Blue
    ‘Balverlu’
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Versa™ Pink Shine
    ‘Balverpine’
    (Flowering Only License)

  • Versa™ White
    ‘Balmecoversi’
    (Flowering Only License)

Versa™ Bacopa
Versa™ Bacopa
  • The Versa Series is a semi-upright sutera that does not tangle when grown pot tight in a quart.
  • This high-quality, non-tangling series will provide better sell-through at retail.
  • Ideal for quart or 4-in. (10-cm) pots.
  • Hides older flowers better than other varieties and has more flower cover in a smaller container.
  • General Information
    • Height: 4-6" (10-15cm)
    • Spread: 12-18" (30-46cm)
    • Exposure: Sun
    • Tray Sizes (cells/tray): 50, 72, 84, 105
    • Rooting Hormone: No
    • Average Days with Mist: 6-8
    • Pinch: Yes
    • Average Propagation Time (weeks): 3
    • Comments: Stick 1 cutting per cell.
    • Soil pH: 5.4-5.8
    • Light Levels (fc): 4,000-8,000
    • Temperature Day: 65-76°F (18-24°C)
    • Temperature Night: 56-61°F (13-16°C)
    • Fertilization (ppm N): 175-225
    • No. of Pinches: 1-2
    • Plant Growth Regulators (S=spray / (D=Drench: Generally not needed. B-Nine(S) 1,000-1,500 ppm can be used sparingly to tone and control spread. Florel(S) 150-200 ppm will reduce early flowering and increase branching.
    • Pests: Thrips, aphids
    • Diseases: Root rot, Botrytis
    • Comments: Pinch as needed to shape. Grow Bacopa bright and cool to maximize branching and encourage best possible habit. Test soil regularly for high pH/iron deficiency. Refer to the MegaCopa Series Bacopa Grower Facts at ballfloraplant.com for detailed culture information.
    • 4- to 5-inch (10- to 13-cm) Pots, Quarts: 1-2 ppp, 5-7 weeks
    • 6-inch (15-cm) Pots, Gallons: 2-3 ppp, 7-10 weeks
    • 10- to 12-inch (25- to 30-cm) Tubs or Baskets: 4-5 ppp, 8-12 weeks
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James Doukas
James Doukas
Territory Manager Great Lakes and Northeast Regions

The Versa™ Series of bacopa was selected for a more upright habit specifically for quart and 4-in. (10-cm) pot production. This semi-upright sutera habit does not tangle when grown pot-tight in a quart. This highquality, non-tangling series will provide better sell-through at retail. In addition, Versa’s upright habit hides older flowers better than other varieties and has more flower cover in a smaller container.

North Region

Versa varieties were selected for their reduced need for PGRs. We found in trials that an early Cycocel 750 ppm spray application approximately 2 weeks after transplant or Bonzi 3 ppm drench 4 weeks after transplant are options that work well.

South Region

Versa Bacopa did not need PGR treatments when average daily temperatures (ADT) were kept at 50°F (10°C) or lower.

picture of megacopa white alongside versa white

MegaCopa White on the left, Versa White on the right