VINCA difformis 'Jenny Pym'

Commonly known as Periwinkle

Pinkish-purple flowers with a distinctive white centre
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Usually narrowly lance-shaped, glossy, dark green leaves to 7cm (2¾in) long
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height
    30cm (12in)
  • Spread
    Indefinite
  • Ground cover
    These plants are typically low growing and spread quickly to inhibit weed growth on areas of bare soil
    Prostrate subshrub. Produces flowers on upright shoots
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    For best flowering
  • Partial shade

VINCA difformis 'Jenny Pym'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be cut back hard in early spring
    Pests & Diseases
    Fungal diseases Phoma blight and rhizoctonia. Rust
    Place of origin
    Southwestern Europe, northern Africa
  • Flower Shape
    Star-shaped
    To 4cm (1½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Tolerates all
    Any but very dry
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Vinca - Growing Guide

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