Madagascar periwinkle

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For the study the researchers used Madagascar periwinkle.
Annual color For an instant hit of color in sunny spots, plant cosmos, Madagascar periwinkle (sometimes sold as vinca), marigold, portulaca, sunflower, verbena, or zinnia.
Pandan comes from the thatch screwpine herb (Pandanaceae tectorius) and bignay, horseradish tree, and saw palmetto, with accompanying famous herbs for kidney-and immune-boosting health: ngai camphor tree, holy basil, yerba buena, pansit-pansitan, Chinese chaste tree, Indian tinospora, Madagascar periwinkle, Rauwolfia, and Panax ginseng.
The Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) is an important source of terpenoid indole alkaloids.
For example, Madagascar periwinkle originally from Madagascar is used as a compound in making anticancer agents.
HI ERIC, Yes, the plant is named correctly - it is Vinca rosea, otherwise known as the Madagascar periwinkle.
If you act early in the month, you can probably get away with planting cockscomb, firebush, globe amaranth, Madagascar periwinkle, portulaca, purslane, salvia, starflower, and zinnia.
Flowers: Cosmos, dahlia, Madagascar periwinkle, million bells, nicotiana, petunia, summer phlox, zinnia.