About Brazilian plume
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.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Flamingo Flower|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||24 to 36 in. (60 to 90 cm)|
|Flower Colour ||Pink|
|Bloom Time ||Mid Spring,Late Spring/Early Summer,Mid Summer,Late Summer,Early Fall,Blooms repeatedly|
|Difficulty Level ||Easy to grow |
Planting and care
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.
Brazilian plume 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 ||Partial to Full Shade|
|Watering ||Average Water Needs,Water regularly do not overwater|
|Soil ||Well-drained soil |
|Temperature ||18 to 20 degrees C.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer
Brazilian plume special feature
Catharanthus roseus is used as an anticancer agent. It is most effective for the treatment of lung cancer.
Brazilian plume uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- 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
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Brazilian plume?
Brazilian plume is commonly known as Flamingo Flower
How tall do Brazilian plume grow?
On average Brazilian plume grows 24 to 36 in. (60 to 90 cm)
What color are Brazilian plume?
A Brazilian plume plant bears flowers of color Pink
When Brazilian plume blooms?
With enough light, Brazilian plume may produce Pink flowers in Mid Spring,Late Spring/Early Summer,Mid Summer,Late Summer,Early Fall,Blooms repeatedly
How hard is Brazilian plume to grow?
A Brazilian plume is Easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Brazilian plume need?
A Brazilian plume prefers Partial to Full Shade
How much water does a Brazilian plume need?
A Brazilian plume prefers watering Average Water Needs,Water regularly do not overwater
What kind of soil does a Brazilian plume need?
A Brazilian plume prefers Well-drained soil
What temperature does a Brazilian plume like?
A Brazilian plume prefers 18 to 20 degrees C.
How often should I fertilize my Brazilian plume?
To encourage Brazilian plume growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019
How often I need to water it?
Monday, 25 November 2019
Nice came in good condition
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