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Brazilian plume, Jacobina (Pink) - Plant

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It is a beautiful tropical flowering shrub that displays gorgeous clusters of pink or white flowers that look like fireworks. Its a common, easy-to-grow plant in tropical areas like Southern Florida, and jacobinia is also gaining in popularity as a container gardening plant in the North for its beautiful flowers and no-fuss nature.
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Description for Brazilian plume, Jacobina (Pink)

Catharanthus roseus (Vinca) also known as the Madagascar periwinkle or rosy periwinkle or Sadabahar is grown as an ornamental plant in the garden. This is a 1m tall perennial herb with oppositely arranged leaves.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Flamingo FlowerPinkMid Spring,Late Spring/Early Summer,Mid Summer,Late Summer,Early Fall,Blooms repeatedly24 to 36 in. (60 to 90 cm)Easy to grow

Planting and care

Plant jacobinia in shaded, well drained beds having richsoil. Work organic matter, such as compost, into the soil prior to planting to improve soil quality and drainage.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Partial to Full ShadeWell-drained soil Average Water Needs,Water regularly do not overwater18 to 20 degrees C.Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Brazilian plume

    Pinch off the tip of each growing stem in spring when the plant begins actively growing. Tip removal encourages branching and leads to a fuller plant.

Typical uses of Brazilian plume

Special features: Catharanthus roseus is used as an anticancer agent. It is most effective for the treatment of lung cancer.

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: Catharanthus roseus is a tropical plant used for medicinal purpose. The plant contains 2 types of active compound such as alkaloid and tannins. The plant contains resperine. The plant has a long history of use as medicine in Ayurveda and Unani.

References

    http://www.homeremediess.com/medicinal-plant-catharanthus-roseus-vinca-benefits-and-images/ http://bagvani-gardeningtips.blogspot.in/2011/05/jacobinia-justicia-carnea-jacobinia.html

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What garden lovers say ... ?

5 / 5 Priya Agarwal 30 August 2017
Plant was healthy and growing.Delivered in well packed protective method. Appreciable. Thank you
4 / 5 Vijayalakshmi Kesharwalaa 29 August 2017
Rare new variety?
4 / 5 Priti Ranjan 25 June 2017
This Exotic Plant looks so beautiful.
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