Excellent annual for bedding and containers. Performs very well under stressful conditions of heat. Both compact mound plants and trailing varieties available. Colorful flowers often with contrasting "eye". Glossy green foliage.
Full sun and well-drained soils.
June - September
Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:
Phytophthora stem rot
Rhizoctonia stem rot
Ulocladium leaf spot
Vinca performs best in full sun with well drained soils. It does not like to be planted into cold wet soils so allow soils to warm in the spring before planting. Don't plant too early.