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Vinca minor

For sale by Sweet Acre Nursery

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

the variety we stock has violet flowers, its very attractive.

Pot SizeTotal Price
2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Vinca minor

Common names

Lesser periwinkle, Running myrtle, Trailing myrtle, Periwinkle


Vinca minor (Lesser periwinkle). This is a evergreen mat-forming perennial. It is grown for its violet flowers. This plant is often found in the wild in Northern Europe.

Interest and use

Ground cover, banks, ornamental. Spring/Summer interest.

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Vinca minor | Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Humus-rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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