Pacifica XP Bold Blend Vinca

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Create a sea of pinks, reds, cranberry, and orange for a gorgeous mound of cheerful color. The uniform, upright plants are covered with large, 1½"–2" blossoms all summer long; no need to deadhead. Also known as Madagascar periwinkle, this vinca performs beautifully in hot, dry, sunny locations, and is amazingly forgiving if you forget to water!
$2.99 30 mg

Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus

Family: Apocynaceae

Native: Madagascar

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer; usually grown as an annual. Frost-sensitive.

Plant Dimensions: 10"–14" tall, 6"–8" wide

Variety Information: 1 ½"–2" blossoms in orange, cranberry, pink, and red.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Late spring to frost

Attributes: Deer Resistant, Attracts Pollinators, Drought Tolerant

When to Sow Outside: Not recommended.

When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 8 to 10 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 75°–80°F. Transplant outdoors when soil temperature is above 65°F.

Days to Emerge: 7–15 days

Seed Depth: ⅛"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"

Thinning: When 1" tall, thin to 1 every 6"

Special Care: Darkness aids germination; sow at recommended depth.

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