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Vinca, Merry Go Round White

Short Description

The tallest white vinca. Easy to grow and loves the heat and sun.

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Vincas are the indestructible beauties of the garden. While resembling impatiens to a remarkable degree, both in their flowers and coverage, they thrive in full sun and intense heat. Hardy, large, bushy plants provide a dense layer of sparkling color and evergreen foliage to beds, borders and containers. The tallest white vinca, this cultivar combines harmoniously with other shades in the Merry Go Round lineup. Plants require almost zero care.
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Product properties

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

20-24 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

24-30 inches

Ornamental Use Ways in which the product may be used in the garden for ornamental effect.

Beds, Borders, Container

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.


Sow Method This refers to whether the seed should be sown early indoors and the seedlings transplanted outside later, or if the seed should be sown directly in the garden at the recommended planting time.

Indoor Sow

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May 01, 2017

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Annuals Tour #1
Take a garden tour and see favorite annual plants in a garden setting. In this video- Zinnia, Angelonia, Marigold, Petunia, Celosia and Vinca.
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Full Sun
20-24 inches
24-30 inches
Ornamental Use
Beds, Borders, Container
Life Cycle
Sow Method
Indoor Sow
Bloom Duration
12 weeks
Vinca, Merry Go Round White is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I will buy these every flowers again...every year. These beautiful annuals don't need to be dead-headed and they resist drought and deer! Who could ask for more in a summer flower.
Date published: 2016-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Summer Flower! Every year while my neighbors gardens are all dried up in the hot Summer, my gardens are fresh and pretty with Vincas. I plant this every Mid Spring/early Summer and the white Vinca grow large and full. I recommend these flowers to anyone who lives in an area with high Summer temps, who love color in their gardens through Fall.
Date published: 2012-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Performer Developed in Japan, this Vinca variety is proving to be the best performing one. Plants are vigorous and literary ironclad tough in the mid-Atlantic climate. Plants are taller and bigger than the regular Vinca and feature spotless foliage. Blooms even in scorching heat and dry conditions.
Date published: 2011-12-12
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