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Vinca Catharanthus roseus Tattoo 'Black Cherry'

Photo courtesy of Ball Seed.

Periwinkle

Vinca Tattoo Black Cherry features brushed shades of pink and purple that blend perfectly just above its glossy green foliage. Tattoo Vinca is great for beds, borders and mass planting or containers. They can provide the landscape with huge flowers on glossy green foliage. They are robust plants that have a uniform flowering habit. They produce bouquets or carpets of flat blooms with great foliage.

Height

10-14 Inches

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Spread

6-8 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Vinca prefers full sun and average, well draining soil to promote root vigor. Do not overwater! Vincas thrive in heat and humidity of summer climates in full sun. Mix and match several complimentary vincas together for a great looking bed!

 

 

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Interesting Notes

  • Some have “eyes” and some don’t
  • Plant with Dusty Miller, Salvia or grasses
  • Pinch back for fuller appearance

USDA Hardiness Zone 8-11

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Great Companions

Periwinkle Periwinkle (Vinca Catharanthus roseus Cora 'Violet')
Angelonia Angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia Serena 'Waterfall Mix')
Calibrachoa Calibrachoa (Calibrachoa hybrid Cabaret 'Orange')

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Edging
Ground Cover
Border or Bed
Mass Planting
Container
Purchase Size(s):
Rescape
4.5"
Exposure
Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
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