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lesser periwinkle

Vinca minor f. alba 'Gertrude Jekyll'

lesser periwinkle

Availability: within 2 weeks 2 litre 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

    This prostrate, evergreen plant forms a neat carpet of lance-shaped, dark green leaves - excellent for suppressing weeds in sun or partial shade. The wonderful, pure-white flowers - borne over a long period from April to September - are valuable for lightening dark areas. More compact than other varieties, it's perfect where space is limited.

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

“A white star in the deep gloaming - with bigger flowers and greener foliage than typical - lovely among ferns and fresh green and other white spring flowers”

Val Bourne - Garden Writer