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VINCA minor

Commonly known as Lesser periwinkle, Running myrtle

Excellent ground cover, small blue flowers

individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

  • Evergreen - lance-shaped leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Blue
  • Height - 10-20cm (4-8in)
  • Spread - indefinite
  • Ground cover - These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil - prostrate, mat-forming shrub with long, trailing shoots.
  • 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 retains moisture.
  • Partial shade
  • 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 - Europe, southern Russia, northern Caucasus
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - any but very dry.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Buy Varieties of VINCA minor

VINCA minor 'Alba'

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Commonly known as: Lesser periwinkle.
White form
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individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

VINCA minor 'Argenteovariegata'  AWARD

VINCA minor 'Argenteovariegata'  >


Commonly known as: Lesser periwinkle.
Leaves variegated white, flowers light blue
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individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

VINCA minor 'Atropurpurea'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Lesser periwinkle.
Flowers purple-violet, leaves green
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individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

VINCA minor 'Aureovariegata'

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Commonly known as: Lesser periwinkle.
Leaves variegated yellow, flowers light blue
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

VINCA minor 'Bowles Variety'  AWARD

VINCA minor 'Bowles Variety'  >


Commonly known as: Lesser periwinkle.
('La Grave') - large azure-blue flowers and green leaves
Multibuy
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

VINCA minor 'Illumination'

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Commonly known as: Lesser periwinkle.
Striking selection with irregular yellow leaves edged green. An excellent rock plant
Multibuy
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

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