Vinca Magdalena

Plant Details

Family: 

Apocynaceae

Common Name: 

Vinca Magdalena
Periwinkle 

Scientific Name:

Catharantus sp

Other details: 

Flowering is prolific throughout the warm months, although plants may establish poorly in very hot weather. The plant tolerates heat, and flowers in the hottest weather, probably better than most other flowering ground covers. The plant requires full sun and has a long growing period. Periwinkle likes to be kept on the dry side and the roots will rot if irrigated too frequently.


Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Red
Purple
White 

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

WaterWater

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended: Fertilizers:

Osmocote
14-14-14

Jump start
5-20-4

Peters
20-10-20 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product

Phytophtora

Fusarium

Rootshield 

Subdue

Banrot 

Mealy Bugs Botanigard

Imidacloprid