Scientific Name: Catharanthus roseus
Common Name: Upright Vinca
Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer
Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright
Characteristics: Heat Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies
Fertilize: Every two weeks
Spacing: 6" (15cm)
Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)
Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
General Information: Tropical colored petals are swirled with soft brush strokes of black.
Very low watering needs and outstanding performance in hot conditions.
Looks great in full sun to light shade.
Make your mark on vinca sales!
The art of plants comes alive on every Tattoo bloom – each petal looks like it is inked or airbrushed with soft brush strokes of dark purple. Adding these novelties to your lineup shows that you have your finger on the pulse of what today’s gardener really wants: bold, fun, head-turning. Tattoo…without a doubt, the most unique vinca on the market today!
Plug crop time: 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks
- Very floriferous and well-branched plants display one-of-a-kind flowers.
- Tight flowering window with an easy-to-grow, uniform, upright habit across all colours.
- Outstanding in hot and sunny conditions.
NOTE: Tattoo blooms display the best colour contrast under warm conditions with moderate light; colours lighten with increased temperatures and light. Grown under cooler conditions and lower light, colours appear darker overall with less contrast and more purple colouration being expressed.
Deep raspberry blooms mature to a soft rose colour, each accented with an inky, dark eye.
Protection Information: US PVP201800426