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Catharanthus roseus (Vinca Periwinkle)

Vinca Periwinkle

Catharanthus roseus

Vinca, also known as Catharanthus roseus or Madagascar periwinkle, is a captivating annual plant prized for its lush foliage and vibrant flowers. Originating from Madagascar, Vinca has become a popular choice for gardens and landscapes worldwide due to its adaptability and low-maintenance requirements. With glossy, dark green leaves and an abundance of small, star-shaped flowers in shades of pink, white, red, and purple, Vinca adds a delightful touch to any outdoor space.

The best time to plant Vinca is in the spring, after the last frost has passed and the soil has warmed up. Planting in well-draining soil and providing adequate sunlight will help Vinca thrive. Once established, Vinca blooms profusely throughout the summer and into the fall, providing continuous color and beauty for several months. With proper care, including regular watering and occasional fertilization, Vinca can bloom prolifically until the arrival of frost in colder climates. Its long-lasting blooms make it a beloved choice for borders, containers, and hanging baskets, adding charm and cheerfulness to gardens throughout the growing season.

Cora XDR Deep Strawberry
Cora XDR Mix
Cora XDR White
Cora XDR Hotgenta

Spring to fall annual
Blooms throughout season

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24 Inches



12 Inches

USDA Hardiness Zone 9a

Characteristics & Attributes

Deer Tolerance
Full Sun to Part Shade
Water Needs