Vinca- Dwarf Bright Eye

Catharanthus roseus

Standard seed packet, 100 seeds

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Vinca- Dwarf Bright Eye

Catharanthus roseus

Synonyms: Vica rosea

  • Perennial 25cm
  • Good for flower beds and garden borders
  • White flowers with carmine centers

Frost tender perennial growing to 25cm, grown as an annual in frost prone areas. Fleshy plants with glossy dark green oblong leaves and a spreading habit. White flowers with carmine centres. Good for garden borders, flower beds, edging and as a ground cover. Can be grown in containers. Drought tolerant. Also known as "Madagascar periwinkle" and "Old Maid".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring and early summer
Germination: 10-15 days @ 24-26°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 25cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 85 days
*Notes: Sensitive to overwatering; do not over-water.

(Product number: F3-18)
Seeds per gram: 680 seeds

SKU F3-18
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Catharanthus roseus
Botanical synonyms: Vica rosea
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 100 seeds
Seeds per gram: 680
Photo credits:

Photo by titanium22 / CC BY-SA 2.0

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