Catharanthus roseus - Plant
Catharanthus roseus - Flower closeup
Some varieties have a dark red spot in the middle.
'Pacifica Red','Pacifica white'and 'Cooler Grape'
Pinky/Purple Periwinkle with dark eye. About 1 year old.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (zone11)
It grows and flowers all year round
blooms all year in So.California,takes hot dry climate well
Seed-leaves (about five days old seedling) - 23.2.2003
Vinca, Dubai UAE zone 11 March 2003
Vinca Dubai, United Arab Emirates zone 11 March 2003
Botanical Helsinki 12.4.03
This was growing wild in our back yard, so I harvested it, and have trained it to grow as a small tree. Very lovely addition to my lanai garden.
Madagascar Periwinkle in Queensland, Australia, July 1993
blooms non-stop in the hot Texas sun!
This plant is 5 yrs old
Vinca major volunteer next to my driveway.
Catharanthus roseus, Venice, Florida, April 2007
Planted in afternoon shade on the north side of my south wall.
Does great in a container - here's the result of 2 small plants tucked into this pot - It's been non-stop blooming for over a year now.
Light pink Periwinkles in a pot May 2010, bloomed all season until they froze in Dec. when temperatures dipped to upper twenties.
Pale pink periwinkle in my garden zone 9b Florida
2 of 3 vinca periwinkle I started from seeds bought online. =)
3 of 3 vinca periwinkle