Week 42 – October 17, 2019

Plant Information

Garden Polka Dot Vinca

Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Catharanthus roseus

Common Name: Vinca, Madagascar Periwinkle

Hardiness Degree: 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Bees

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Height: 14 - 16" (36 - 41cm)

Width: 10 - 25" (25 - 64cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Very low watering needs – outstanding in sunny, hot and dry conditions.
Largest vinca flowers on the market.

Grower Information:
Exclusively Burpee!

Best for: 306 packs, 4 and 6-in. (10 and 15-cm) pots

This heat-loving vinca fills gardens fast! Robust, upright plants with lush, glossy foliage and big, colorful blooms make a bold statement in landscapes and containers of all types.
Spread: 10 to 12 in. (25 to 30 cm)

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