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Periwinkle, Annual Vinca 'Mixed Colors'


Periwinkle is a bright and colorful addition to any flowerbed or mixed with perennials for an additional splash of color from late spring through fall, or massed in flowerbeds for a dramatic effect. Flowers typically come in a mix of white, pink, and red. They hold up especially well in heat and difficult conditions.

Catharanthus roseus 'Mixed Colors' (Vinca rosea)

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf texture : Glossy

Leaf length : 2"

Leaf shape : Oblong-ovate

Leaf color : Green

Flower Characteristics

Flower width : 1.5"

Flower shape : Salver form

Flower color : Red

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Summer Annual

Average size maturity width : 6-8 in.

Average size maturity height : 12-18 in.

Growth rate : Vigorous

Cultural Information

Sunset zone : 1-24

Water requirements : Moderate

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Attractive bark :Yes

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