VINCA major 'Surrey Marble'

Commonly known as Greater periwinkle

('Maculata') - leaves have a central splash of greenish-yellow. Grow in the open rather than shade for best effect
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    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 stems. Produces dark violet blue flowers 5cm (2in) across from 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
    Will tolerate full sun if soil maintains moisture.
  • Partial shade

VINCA major 'Surrey Marble'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £11.50 each , 3+ £9.00 each , 10+ £8.50 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Slower to establish than plain forms.
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal diseases Phoma blight and rhizoctonia. Rust
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Any but very dry.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Vinca - Growing Guide

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