Catharanthus roseus is a flowering plant used as flowering hedges or plant it as circular clumps. Flowers are very much attractive. The foliage of the plants looks glossy and gives a more aesthetic look
Botanical Name - Catharanthus roseus
Common Name - Periwinkle
The plants are 30-60 cm tall and covered with bright green smooth oblong leaves. The plants grow like weeds in many parts of the country. The flowers are rosy purple, the latter with or without a very small reddish eye. The plants are free flowering and bloom around the year. The plants are hardy and grow in any soil.
Propagated by seeds or stem including tip cuttings.