Abundant blooms and ease of care make vinca an excellent selection if you have little time to tend your garden.
||Vinca, Catharanthus roseus (Any Color) - Plant
||5 inch (13 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
The clear crisp flowers and glossy green leaves of annual vinca are so perfect you may be tempted to rub them to see if they are real. The plants are grown for its attractive glossy, green foliage, as well as its flowers.
Vinca plants are subshrubs or herbaceous, and have slender trailing stems 1 to 2 m (3 to 6 feet) long but not growing more than 20 to 70 cm (8 to 30 inches) above ground.
||9 inch (23 cm)
||4 inch (10 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
||Vinca, Madagascar periwinkle, Myrtle, Nitya Pushpa, Sadabahar
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Up to 2 feet
||Easy to grow
Planting and careVinca or Periwinkle will grow in the range of light conditions, from full sun to shade. Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil feels dry to touch. Apply organic fertilizer in early monsoon and spring season. Mulch around plants in dry areas to help retain soil moisture.
Vinca is commonly used for borders, edging, and ground cover or bedding plants. The plant grows in the ground or in the pot. Use the potting mix as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat (1:1:1).
||Full sun is best, although some afternoon shade is fine
||26 to 30 degree C
||Apply any organic fertilizer.
Vinca special feature
The low care nature of vinca plants helps them succeed in window boxes and other garden containers.
- This plant is used as the ornamental purpose