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Common name: Periwinkle
Characteristics: Annual 15-20 cm
Seeds per packet: Approx 30
This variety is especially suited for hot climates, flowers continuously for months during the heat of summer with flowers that are 20-25 mm “Phlox” like with a pink centre.
Sun loving and trouble free Vinca offers maximum colour and coverage for minimal effort and is easily grown from seed.
Can be grown in containers, window boxes, edging the front of the flower beds and driveways or as a ground cover.
Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils and conditions. Drought and frost tender. Sensitive to overwatering.
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