Catharanthus roseus 'Peppermint Cooler'
Peppermint Cooler Vinca, Annual Vinca
|One of the most reliable, non-stop blooming plants for the hot sun, it produces Phlox-like flowers in many shades and combinations of pink, mauve, white, red and rose. Varieties range from 3 to 20 inches tall, in upright growing or trailing forms. Use for edging, masses, containers and hanging baskets. Plants bloom from spring to first frost. Originally from the tropics, does best in hot weather, but varieties have been bred for cooler climates. Poorly drained soil can cause root disease.
Developed for maximum flowering even in mild, cool summer areas, it produces formal-looking masses of white flowers with red centers. Blooms are 2¼ inches wide.
Attributes - Catharanthus roseus 'Peppermint Cooler'
Plant Type: Annual
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Early Fall
Flower Color: Red, White
Height: 6 in. to 8 in.
Width: 8 in.
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Root Rot.
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