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Mediterranean Deep Orchid Vinca

Scientific Name : Catharanthus roseus

Common Name : Madagascar Periwinkle

Hardiness Degree : 45°F (7.2°C)

Blooming Season : Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded, Spreading, Trailing

Spacing : 20 - 32" (51 - 81cm)

Height : 4 - 6" (10 - 15cm)

Width : 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 

A Hot Summer Survivors selection. Supplied as standard seed with an 85%+ Yield Potential rating.
The only full series of vinca offering a true red and a pure white, Mediterranean XP varieties fill in fast with terrific coverage to make big colour-filled baskets. XP genetics deliver a tight, 5 to 7-day flowering window, significantly better spreading habit, larger flowers and improved germination.With low water needs in sunny, hot and dry conditions, this is a great alternative to water-hungry crops.

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