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lesser periwinkle

6 ground covering Vincas

lesser periwinkle

6 × 9cm pots
Availability: within 2 weeks
9cm pot

Product description

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any but very dry soil
  • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
  • Flowering period: April to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Pretty, pale blue or blue-violet flowers from April to September and lance-shaped, dark green leaves. This pretty, prostrate, evergreen shrub is excellent groundcover for the smaller garden. One of our recommended plants, it's less invasive than Vinca major and grows in any well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.

  • Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.

“Diminutive periwinkle for close ground cover in deep-shade, with plain-green leaves and single rounded, violet blue flowers, an ideal stabiliser on banks”

Val Bourne - Garden Writer