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What is the name of this plant?

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For what it is worth, the image is from a China tour website. I am not sure if it is also popular in America.

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It appears to be Madagascar Periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus). It is an annual (tender perennial actually) commonly grown in parts of the United States where the summers are hot.

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I agree with Eric and note that it is much less resistant to cold temperatures than many annuals like impatiens or petunias –  kevinsky Sep 26 '11 at 0:12
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