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Vinca major

For sale by Ruth Collins

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0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Vinca major

Common names

Large periwinkle, Variegated major periwinkle, Greater periwinkle, Periwinkle


Vinca major (Large periwinkle). This is a useful species for ground cover in mild or cool climates. The leaves are glossy, dark green and the flowers are held above the foliage on ascending stems. Stems without any flower are prostrate and will form a good ground cover in moist shady conditions. There is a variegated form of this plant which is popular for use in hanging baskets and containers.

Interest and use

Ground cover, shade, under shrubs, banks. Spring/Summer interest.

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Vinca major | Baltonsborough, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy, Humus-rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Dilton Marsh, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13
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    I would be interested in swapping for herbs and cottage garden plants as well as late summer/autumn interest which the garden is currently in need of.

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