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Vinca Minor 'Ralph Shugert'

Dwarf Periwinkle

Vinca Minor Variegated produces spreading, trailing green with white edged foliage and blue flowers in Spring. Vinca Vine, commonly referred to as Periwinkle or Greater Periwinkle, is a greenery favorite. Vinca Vine is a rich green foliage with delicate blooms. This tender perennial’s trailing and mounding growth habit, drought tolerance and glossy green colors makes this a great choice for landscape and mass plantings! Its colors will come to life through early Spring, Summer and Fall, right up until the first frost while producing small blooms in the Spring. Vinca Vine is desired most for its hardy foliage, rapid vigorous growth, drought tolerance, low maintenance, and creeping growth habit for landscape and beds. Vinca Vine is great for early Spring through Fall with glossy green leaves to brighten up any container or landscape. 

Height

8-12 Inches

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Spread

16-30 Inches

Homeowner Growing
& Maintenance Tips

Vinca Vine prefers full sun with it showing its most vibrant colors in the Spring and Fall. It can mound up to 8-12” tall and spread about 16-30” wide. It grows best in moist, well drained soil. Vinca Vine will need regular watering when it is first planted and establishing itself.

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Interesting Notes

  • Looks great in containers, beds, along borders, groundcover and in mass plantings.
  • Drapes gracefully over rock borders and hanging baskets.

 

USDA Hardiness Zone 7-9

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Ground Cover
Container
Mass Planting
Drought Tolerant
Edging
Great Foliage
Border or Bed
Purchase Size(s):
1801 (4")
Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist
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