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Vinca catharanthus roseus 'Pacifica Rose Halo Xp'

madagascar periwinkle

Pacifica Rose Halo Xp produces large 2” rose blooms with white 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, Rose, White

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


  • Heat Tolerant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • No Deadheading

Design Use:

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


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Upright Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Spring
  • Fall
  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained
  • Average
  • Dry