Vinca Illumination

Dazzling gold leaves with dark green edges and magnificent light blue flowers from mid Spring.

Month Available: March

Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen

Flower Colour: Blue

Suitable For Wildlife: Bees

Soil Type: Moist, well-drained

Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade

Season of Interest: Spring

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Fully

Main Attribute: Variegated foliage / flowers

Height / Spread: 15cm x 1.2m (6in x 4ft)

"This is such a bright attractive plant, always make sure you plant it where it will get a lot of sun, as it flowers best in these conditions"

Where to Plant: Patio pots, Borders

Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Rust

Plant Care: This variety is not as invasive as many varieties of Vinca. Cut back in spring as required

Care and Time: Low - spring

Warning: None

Benefits: Excellent groundcover for under planting of trees, on banks and to prevent weeds. Can also be used in pots as has an excellent trailing habit

History: Vinca literally translates to mean bind or wind about. The common form is known as Periwinkle

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