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VINCA major

Commonly known as Greater periwinkle

Large bright blue flowers

Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
  • Evergreen - ovate to lance-shaped,dark-green leaves to 9cm (3½in) long
  • Blue
  • Height - 45cm (18in)
  • Spread - indefinite
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - prostrate shrub with arching shoots. Produces flowers to 5cm (2in) across over a long period from mid-spring to autumn.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun - for best flowering
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can be cut back hard in spring to restrict growth.
  • Medicinal properties
  • Pests & Diseases - fungal diseases Phoma blight and rhizoctonia. Rust
  • Place of origin - western Mediterranean
  • Flower Shape - Star-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - any but very dry.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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('Maculata') - leaves have a central splash of greenish-yellow. Grow in the open rather than shade for best effect
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Commonly known as: Greater periwinkle.
('Elegantissima') - silver variegated foliage
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