Catharanthus roseus 'Valiant Series'

Vinca or Periwinkle

Tips for Homeowners:

Water when needed but take care not to overwater. Removing old flowers is not necessary. Vinca will benefit from a high nitrogen fertilizer applied every 3-4 weeks.

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This series has high impact colors on vigorous plants and are disease resistant improving their use in the landscape.

  • Vigorous grower
  • Big blooms in high impact colors
  • Great performer in hot, dry conditions

A visual delight when planted in large masses for ground cover, as edging along walkways, and in containers either alone or in mixed combinations.

Height: 14-20 in
Spread: 10-12 in
Zone: 10-11
Color: Burgundy, Lavender, Pink, White

Interesting Notes about Vinca:

Popular annual flower for hot and humid weather in full to partial sun.  Vinca appreciates well-drained soil and will grow in poor soils as long as the soil is not heavy clay. 

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Ground Cover
  • Long Blooming
  • Great Foliage
  • Disease Resistant
  • Border or Bed
  • Blooms all Season
  • Mass Planting
  • Summer Bloomer
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Salt Tolerant

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water