Photo Courtesy of Ball Seed

Vinca catharanthus roseus 'Titan Dark Red'

madagascar periwinkle

Titan Dark Red will give you large, deep red blooms with darker red centers. Plants are both heat and drought tolerant while being a vigorous grower even in cooler climates. Titan series is perfect for landscapes and containers.

Height: 14-16 in

Spread: 10-12 in

USDA Zone: Zones 10 - 11

Color: Dark Red

Interesting Notes:

Titan series is the most uniform F1 series on the market and their large blooms are 50% bigger than O.P. varieties.

Growing Tips for Homeowners:

Plant your Titan 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:

  • No Deadheading
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Heat Tolerant

Design Use:

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

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