Vinca minor

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

Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers

Plant Type: Shrub

Hardy: Fully

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

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

EU Rights: N/A

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