Catharanthus Roseus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae. In India Catharanthus Roseus are called Sadaphuli, the name means always flowering. Catharanthus Roseus is one of the top-10 best-selling bedding plant, once established, it blooms all summer. This plant comes in a wide variety of colors and sizes. Catharanthus Roseus is one of Georgia's best bedding plants for hot, dry, sunny locations with sandy loam or clay as a principle soil type.
The blooming period for Catharanthus Roseus flowers, also called periwinkles, depends on what kind of vinca is involved.Perennial Catharanthus Roseus have blue flowers except for a few cultivars with white or purple flowers, and bloom primarily in spring. Summer-flowering, or annual, vincas (Catharanthusrosea) have rose-colored flowers in the species, but cultivars have a wider range of flower colors, mostly from white through pinks, reds and purples.
Catharanthus Roseus flowers are a low maintenance way to add color to your garden and landscapes. Catharanthus Roseus grows vigorously and forms dense and extensive mats along the forest floor.The low-care nature of Catharanthus Roseus plants helps them succeed in window boxes and other garden containers. Pair them with other heat and sun lovers like million bells, moss rose, lantanas, or penta flowers. These flowers will grow more prolifically as temperatures rise, keeping your sultry summer days full of color until fall.