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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

VINCA minor 'Aureovariegata'

Commonly known as Lesser periwinkle

Leaves variegated yellow, flowers light blue

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
individually £11.00 each, 3+ £9.00 each, 10+ £8.50 each

  • Evergreen - elliptic or lance-shaped leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Blue - light 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. Produces flowers 2.5-3cm (1-1¼in) across.
  • 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 which 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 - garden origin
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Gold variegated -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Tolerates all - - any but very dry soil.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -

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