Common name : Madagascar periwinkle, Rose periwinkle, Rosy periwinkle, Vinca, Old maid, Cape periwinkle
Vinca is an evergreen plant with flowering throughout the year in the tropical and Subtropical region. It required minimum care. Vinca seeds can be grown by either direct sowing or transplanting with 0.5 cm deep. Potting mixture should be Humus-rich and well drained. Keep the seed spacing 1 to 1.5 cm. and for a mature plant (seedling), the spacing is 45*20. Vinca is harvested throughout the year. Other plants part of leaves, roots, stem are harvested for medicinal use.