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Vinca catharanthus roseus 'Pacifica Punch Xp'

madagascar periwinkle

Pacifica Punch Xp produces large 2”rose-pink blooms with dark pink centers. Plants are both heat and drought tolerant, making them ideal for everything from borders, edges, containers, and rock gardens to mass plantings. The Pacifica series is uniform, floriferous and exhibits superior stress tolerance. 

Height: 10-14 Inches

Spread: 6-8 Inches

USDA Zone: Zones 10-11

Color: Bi-Color, Deep Pink / Rose, Rose Pink

Interesting Notes:

The Pacifica Series is the largest, earliest and most vigorous O.P. vincas on the market.

Growing Tips for Homeowners:

Plant your Pacifica Vinca in a full sun location with well draining soil for best results. Be careful not to overwater to help limit your plants chances of obtaining certain diseases. Water only when soil feels dry to the touch. Flowers do not require dead heading. Utilize a granular, slow-release fertilizer on install and then follow up with a well balanced, complete liquid feed once or twice per month. 

Characteristics & Attributes:


Attracts Wildlife:

  • Butterflies

Attributes:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • No Deadheading
  • Heat Tolerant

Design Use:

  • Rock Garden
  • Woodland Edge
  • Filler
  • Mass Planting
  • Versatile
  • Ground Cover
  • Edging
  • Tropical
  • Container
  • Window Boxes
  • Border

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Habit:

  • Upright Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Average
  • Dry