Catharanthus roseus 'Rose Cooler'
Madagascar Periwinkle, 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.
Bred for cooler climates, its flowers are rose-colored.
Attributes - Catharanthus roseus 'Rose Cooler'
Plant Type: Annual
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Fall
Flower Color: Pink
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.
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