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VINCA major 'Variegata'

Commonly known as Greater periwinkle

('Elegantissima') - silver variegated foliage
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 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 in soil that maintains moisture.
  • Partial shade

VINCA major 'Variegata'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be cut back hard in spring to restrict growth.
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal diseases Phoma blight and rhizoctonia. Rust
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Any but very dry.
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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Vinca - Growing Guide

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