Excellent groundcover for the garden with dark green evergreen foliage and masses of pale blue - violet flowers from spring to late summer. It is hardy and foliage remains all year.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Blue
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer
Plant Type: Shrub
Main Attribute: Late spring to late summer flowering
Height / Spread: 20cm x 50cm (8in x 20in)
This is such an excellent groundcover plant, it flowers best in full sun but will perform well in partial shade too.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids, Rust
Plant Care: Cut back unwanted shoots in spring.
Care and Time: Low - spring
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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