Vinca growing subshrub vine herbaceous of the genus Vinca also known as Periwinkle plant, Vinca perennial evergreen or annual used as ornamental, colored leaves, ground cover or medical plant, can grow in tropics, mediterranean, desert, subtropics or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 6-11.
Leaves color green or variegate green with white in oval shape little waxy.
Flower color can be: white, pink, blue or purple, sometimes the inner part darker or lighter and sometimes there is little star in the middle, there are five petals in lobed shape.
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Requirements for Vinca growing and care:
Well drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Pests and diseases:
Thrips, aphids, spider mite
How to prune:
Dead flowers and leaves
Size of the plant?
10-80 cm, grow ground cover
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Winter / Spring
General information about the flower:
Flower with five petals like lobed, the color can be: white, pink, blue or purple, sometimes the inner part darker or lighter, with five petals in lobed shape