Vinca

Vinca

Catharanthus roseus

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Medium Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Flowers
  • Deer Resistant

Plant Description

Full sun; annual, with prolific summer blooms in shades of pink, rose and white about the size of a quarter. Best planted in early summer so as not to prolong heavy watering into the summer.

Despite their excellent masses of color, all vincas are susceptible to Phytophthora fungi. Prevent it by avoiding frequent over-watering and providing well drained soil.

Plant Details

  • plant type: Annuals
  • origins: Madagascar

Features

coupon eligible: No

watersaver: No

flower color: White, Pink, Red

freeze hardy: Yes

wildlife: Butterflies

sunlight requirements: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Clay, Garden Mixed, Thin

invasive: No

Maintenance

Grooming

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