Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Catharanthus roseus, 'Pink Cooler', Vinca

Common Name: Vinca

Genus: Catharanthus

Species: roseus

Cultivar or Variety: 'Pink Cooler'

Characteristics: This is a true pink color of flower with a mounding habit.

Life Cycle
Annual

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 3
Zone 4
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9

Endangered Species
No

Heirloom
No

When to Sow Seed
Early Spring
Mid Spring
Late Spring
Early Summer

Germination Temperature
70-80 F

Seed Sowing Depth
1/16"

Seed Needs Light to Germinate
No

Days to Germination
7-10 days

Sun Exposure
Full Sun

Plant Height
8 - 10 inches

Plant Form
Upright
Branching

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Dark Pink

Nutritional Needs
Moist

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Seed
Stem Fragments

Cutting Flower
No

Attractive to Wildlife
Butterflies

Additional Uses
Containers
Borders
Hanging Baskets
Planters

Image
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