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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 name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Flamingo Flower Pink Mid Spring,Late Spring/Early Summer,Mid Summer,Late Summer,Early Fall,Blooms repeatedly 24 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.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Partial to Full Shade Well-drained soil Average Water Needs,Water regularly do not overwater 18 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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