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VINCA Heatwave Orchid

Catharanthus roseus

Stock: Available

$3.80

Common name: Periwinikle

Family: Apocynaceae

Characteristics: Annual 15-20 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

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Sun loving and trouble free Vinca offers maximum colour and coverage for minimal effort. Vinca are especially useful for hot climates where it flowers continuously for months in full sun. A great choice for edging the driveway or any hot spot.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils and conditions. Drought and frost tender. Sensitive to overwatering.

TropicalAutumn
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring to Early Summer.

Sow: 2-3mm deep
Sow direct or sow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30-40cm
Germination: 7-14 days
Flowering: 10-12 weeks

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