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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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Brazilian plume, Jacobina (Pink) Plant
Description for Brazilian plume, Jacobina (Pink)
Plant height: 24 - 36 inches
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.
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
Soil: Well-drained soil
Water: Average Water Needs,Water regularly do not overwater
Temperature: 18 to 20 degrees C.
Fertilizer: 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.