Periwinkle ( Vinca )-Catharanthus Roseus - Outdoor Flowering Plant

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Color: White

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SKU: PW120663

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Vinca – Catharanthus roseus are of high valued ornamental plants.

  • Abundant of blossom with low maintenance and easy to care nature, Vinca (Catharanthus Roseus) could be an excellent selection if you are an enthusiastic Gardner with good taste. They are treasured with crisp flowers and glossy green foliage. Their leaves are of oval to oblong shape and are glossy green coloured. They usually emerge in opposite pairs. And the Vinca flowers have five petal-like lobes and are white to dark pink coloured with a darker red centre. It's so tempting that you may rub the leaves when you see it, mostly to check whether it is real or not. They are widely grown for their flowers as well as for its glossy green leaves. Vinca are low and easy-care subshrubs, commonly used for ground cover or bedding plants. Also, could be raised in pots as hanging baskets at veranda. Vinca can easily be used for any decoration purposes.

Vinca is an easy to care plant.

  • In the case of Vinca – Catharanthus roseus, full sunlight is preferred mostly, but during afternoon shade is also suitable. Water them moderately enough to keep their soil moist, not wet. The soil on which these plants are supposed to be planted must be well-drained and loamy. Ideal temperature to ensure their healthy growth is 26 to 30 degree Celsius. In terms of feeding, use any organic fertilizers.

Vinca also consists of medicinal values.

  • Vinca – Catharanthus roseus has a medical alkaloid which carries effective activities against leukaemia and other cancers. A decoction of their leaves and aerial parts are taken to treat asthma, chronic constipation, indigestion, dengue fever, skin diseases, diabetes, cancer, malaria, diarrhoea, menstrual irregularities and hypertension. The extracts from these leaves could be used by applying externally as an antiseptic agent for healing of wounds, skin rash, wasp stings, haemorrhage and as a mouthwash to treat any toothache. An infusion of their flowers can be used to treat mild diabetes. And a decoction of the roots can be taken to treat dysmenorrhoea.

It’s not a Pet-friendly plant.

  • Parts of these plants contain toxic content, which are poisonous for any living beings on direct ingestion. Therefore, it’s not safe to keep them nearby children or pets.

Prompt Product Delivery.

  • Plants World is an exclusive plant shop among Dubai garden centres, that will get your plant delivery to your door steps with free plastic pots for plants. Vinca – Catharanthus roseus could also be presented as eco-friendly gifts or green giftings to any enthusiastic green thumb individuals.