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Catharanthus Roseus

Catharanthus Roseus Care and Info

Catharanthus (Catharanthus roseus) is commonly known by many different names including periwinkle, Madagascar periwinkle, rose periwinkle, annual vinca, and vinca. It’s an evergreen (some varieties are annuals) spreading shrub that creates a 4-feet tall tidy mound that is covered throughout the summer with small colorful blooms. When not in bloom Catharanthus has interesting glossy green foliage …

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different types of sunflowers

Types of Sunflowers to Grow

Sunflowers (Helianthus spp.) dot the landscape across the country in summertime. Towering above most other flowers and garden plants, the large seed-filled head of the popular sunflower is easily visible to humans and birds. However, that tall familiar plant is not the only type of this flower species available. Sunflowers varieties range is height from …

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Pink Bougainvillea

Which Climbing Plant?

Plants such as clematis and wisteria give height and vertical interest to the garden. If you are considering growing climbers, take a look at the table below to see a selection of the best. Plant: Actinidia Kolomikta Description: Deciduous twining perennial grown for its colored foliage featuring pink, white and green leaves although this can …

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