Cora® Cascade Vinca

Catharanthus roseus Cora® Cascade Series

Vibrant flowers top the lush, robust and highly disease resistant, lustrous green foliage. Thrives in the high heat and humidity of the South. Blooms continuously in frost-free climates; a superb warm summer annual. Provides great annual color for landscape or container from spring through to the first frost. The trailing habit is excellent for hanging baskets.
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9-11: Perennial
Grow as Annual in all zones

Good to Grow...for one season: 6


Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to keep soil surface semi-moist, but not soggy.


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Botanical Pronunciationkat-uh-RANTH-us RO-zee-us
Average Size at Maturity6-8" H x 32-36" W
Bloom TimeLate Spring into Fall
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorMulticolored
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleContemporary, Cottage, Tropical
Growth HabitMounding, Trailing
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Accent, Raised Bed, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Hanging Basket
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Tolerates Alkaline Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Fast Growing, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Heat Loving
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly to keep soil surface semi-moist, but not soggy.

Thrives in organically rich, loamy garden soils, but adaptable to a range of well-drained soils; avoid heavy, soggy, poorly drained soils. Apply a thick layer of mulch to conserve moisture. Water regularly until well established; once established, tolerates drier soils. Container plants may be overwintered indoors. Avoid overhead watering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: ALL

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Grow As Annual in All Zones