2002 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner:
Vinca 'Jaio Scarlet Eye'
National Winner
2002 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner:
Vinca 'Jaio Scarlet Eye'
National Winner

Vinca 'Jaio Scarlet Eye'
2002 AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner

Vinca or Catharanthus roseus 'Jaio Scarlet Eye' is a distinct rose-scarlet flower color with a small white eye. There is no other vinca with this flower color. The two-inch, non-fading blooms cover the handsome one-foot tall plants. Tested across North America, 'Jaio Scarlet Eye' proved to be heat and drought tolerant. This improved vinca is perfect for gardeners who want season long garden color with minimal garden care. Easy-to-grow in a full-sun garden or in patio containers.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Vinca
Variety Name: 'Jaio Scarlet Eye'
Genus: Catharanthus
Species: roseus
Year: 2002
Common Name: Vinca
Type: Flowers from Seed
Breeder: Dai-Ichi Seed/Murakami Seed Co., Ltd.
Close Market Comparison: 'Pacifica Red'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Upright
Plant Height: Medium: 10" to 24"
Bloom Time: Summer
Bloom Color: White, Scarlet
Bloom Color Pattern: With eye
Bloom Size: 2 inches
Fragrance: None
Home Gardener Use
Container: YES
Medium Height Divider: YES

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