Week 19 – May 11, 2021

Plant Information

Tattoo™ Blueberry Vinca

  • Tattoo™ Blueberry Vinca - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Catharanthus roseus

Common Name: Upright Vinca

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

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

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 6" (15cm)

Height: 10 - 14" (25 - 36cm)

Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)

Exposure: Sun

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.

Grower Information:

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.
A unique colour perfect for combining with other plants to create heat-loving red, white and blue mixes.


Protection Information: US PVPAF

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