Catharanthus roseus 'Tropicana Rose'
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.
An outstanding variety of the superior 'Tropicana' series seed strain, this has a rose-colored Periwinkle with a white eye.
Attributes - Catharanthus roseus 'Tropicana Rose'
Plant Type: Annual
Bloom Season: Late Spring through Mid Fall
Flower Color: Pink, White
Height: 1 ft. 2 in. to 1 ft. 3 in.
Width: 1 ft. 4 in.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Notes: Thrives in Hot Climates. Container Plants, Long Blooming, Showy Flowers.
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