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Catharanthus roseus 'Merry-Go-Round Grape'

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Catharanthus (kat-uh-RANTH-us) (Info)
Species: roseus (RO-zee-us) (Info)
Cultivar: Merry-Go-Round Grape

Category:
Annuals

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
Direct sow as soon as the ground can be worked
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral dicentra63 On Jan 25, 2012, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Burpee's page for this flower http://www.burpee.com/flowers/vincas/vinca-merry-go-round-gr...

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Salt Lake City, Utah



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