Solar Avalanche

F1 Catharanthus roseus

The compact and well branched habit and large flowers with wide, overlapping petals make Vinca F1 Solar Avalanche the perfect choice for production in packs and pots. Its trailing habit as it matures makes it ideal for use in hanging baskets and mixed containers as the trailing component, and for use in gardens as a ground cover including large commercial landscape beds. Unlike many other trailing types of Vinca, Solar Avalanche doesn’t throw out occasional tall, stalky stems, but maintains a well-manicured, low appearance. And where other series may fail Solar Avalanche does very well in extremely hot and humid conditions. For the past three years, Solar Avalanche has earned praise as a Top Summer Survivor in the FNGLA trials in Florida.

  • Trailing, spreading plant habit for hanging baskets and landscape applications

  • Ideal for production in packs, pots, hanging baskets and mixed containers

  • More uniform habit than most other trailing vinca

  • Showy flowers abundantly produced with large overlapping flower petals

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Life cycle: annual
Use: pots, baskets, containers and borders
Height in pot: 20-25 cm (8-10 in.)
Garden height: 25-30 cm (10-12 in.)
Garden spread: 30-35 cm (12-14 in.)
Seed count: 500-800 S/gram, (14.200-22.700 S/oz)
Seed form: normal
Germination rate: 85%

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