Scientific Name: Catharanthus roseus
Common Name: Madagascar Periwinkle
Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading, Trailing
Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 8" (20cm)
Height: 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)
Width: 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)
General Information: Low maintenance and full of color all summer long.
A Hot Summer Survivors selection. Supplied as standard seed with an 85%+ Yield Potential rating.
The only full series of vinca offering a true red and a pure white, Mediterranean XP varieties fill in fast with terrific coverage to make big colour-filled baskets. XP genetics deliver a tight, 5 to 7-day flowering window, significantly better spreading habit, larger flowers and improved germination.With low water needs in sunny, hot and dry conditions, this is a great alternative to water-hungry crops.