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Vinca minor

Also called Creeping Myrtle


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More About Vinca minor

  • Trailing perennial
  • Smooth, evergreen foliage
  • Beautiful blue, phlox-like flowers
  • Quickly spreads to become an attractive ground cover
  • Bloom Time: Spring and intermittently throughout the summer

Zone:

4

Height:

12-15 cm

Spread:

40-60 cm

Colour:

Blue
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Periwinkle Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to dry, or moist, well-drained soil, in partial to full shade. Will grow in full sun when adequate moisture is provided. Vinca can tolerate periods of drought, but flowering may suffer.


Vinca minor Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Early Spring
Spring

Habit

Trailing

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Vinca minor

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