Catharanthus roseus | Periwinkle, Vinca

(Vinca rosea)

A cold-tender perennial most often grown as an annual. Start from plants in containers or nursery packs in spring. One of the better bedding plants for hot-summer regions. It is available in a wide range of flower colors. Appreciates regular diluted applications of fertilizer to keep plants healthy and growing strong.

Water Requirement: moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 1 feet wide

Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: red, magenta, white, pink

Flower Season: spring, summer, fall