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Alocasia species - Plant

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common periwinkle
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Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Tolerates full shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils in part shade. Plant 12-18" apart to cover large areas.

Common name: common periwinkle
Color: blue
Bloom time: May to June
Height: 0.25 to 0.50 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
Plant care may require a bit of effort, but the results are well worth the work. Not all plants are fragrant, but the most common and hardy do produce a sweet, carrying fragrance. Common is a vine and has larger glossy green leaves than Royal. Both can survive in temperate climates if they are planted in a sheltered area. Arabian is a small bush with evergreen leaves.

Sunlight: Full sun to part shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Dry to medium

Temprature: 60 and 80 degrees F

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Plants love water—but don’t drown them.
  • That is, they don’t like to sit in water, and they’ll die if the soil is too wet in winter.
  • The ideal soil is rich and loose, with good drainage.
  • One of the worst mistakes you can make is to not provide adequate drainage.
  • Use mulch.


Special Feature:
Versatile ground cover. Good cover for bulb beds. Effective on slopes or banks to stabilize soils and prevent erosion.
Use
Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
No serious insect problems but vince stem canker (blight) can damage or kill large patches. Can spread aggressively into adjacent lawns or garden areas.

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/ http://www.flowersofindia.net/
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