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Catharanthus roseus 'Sunstorm Red'

Sunstorm® Red Vinca

Vinca

Comments

Early flowering and heat tolerant with a compact habit, this series features beautiful vibrant colored blooms over dark green glossy foliage; excellent branching with a long blooming season; ideal for hanging baskets, borders and beds

Description

Early flowering and heat tolerant with a compact habit, this series features beautiful vibrant colored blooms over dark green glossy foliage; excellent branching with a long blooming season; ideal for hanging baskets, borders and beds

Landscape Attributes

Sunstorm® Red Vinca is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should not require much pruning, except when necessary, such as to remove dieback. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Sunstorm® Red Vinca is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Groundcover;Container Planting;Hanging Baskets

Planting & Growing

Sunstorm® Red Vinca will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 5 years. As an evegreen perennial, this plant will typically keep its form and foliage year-round.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

9b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

10 inches

12 inches

Deer Resistant:

true

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