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CATHARANTHUS roseus 'Pacifica Orchid Halo'( PACIFICA SERIES)
Madagascar Periwinkle, Pacifica Orchid Halo Vinca, Vinca
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Pacifica Orchid Halo vinca is an exceptionally heat-tolerant tropical evergreen shrub that is grown as a tender perennial or bedding annual in temperate climates. Especially heat and drought tolerant, 'Pacifica Orchid Halo' is everblooming and bears large, showy, circular flowers that are fuchsia-violet with petal bases becoming white around the tiny center eye. It is well branched and excessive summer heat will not not cause the flower petals to elongate.
Plant this tough, sun-loving ornamental in beds, borders or containers and in butterfly and seaside gardens. In tropical regions it can be planted in mixed shrub borders or along a building foundation. Madagascar periwinkle dislikes "wet feet" and will suffer from root rot in poorly drained soils. It has a tendency to reseed itself, potentially becoming invasive in warm regions with light soils. Do not overwater this plant.
12 - 1
9 - 15
A1, A2, A3, H1, H2, 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Full Sun, Partial Sun
10"-12" / 25.4cm - 30.5cm
Hybrid Origin, Madagascar
Clay, Loam, Sand
Pollution, Drought, Salt
Xeric/Desert, Drought Tolerant, Average Water
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
White, Fuchsia, Violet
Tan, Sandy Brown
Bedding Plant, Container, Foundation, Groundcover, Hanging Basket, Mixed Border, Rock Garden / Wall, Tropical
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