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Vinca major ‘Variegata’

Large periwinkle

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  • Vinca major ‘Variegata’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • Vinca major ‘Variegata’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Features

  • BloomsMay to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.35m
  • Spread1.25m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourBlue
  • Leaf ColourBright green cream blue
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Vinca major ‘Variegata’ (Large periwinkle). An evergreen, arching, spreading, sub-shrub with bright green leaves edged cream. In late spring to early autumn, bright blue flowers appear.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Sub-shrub

Other common names

Periwinkle

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Ground cover, shade, medicinal

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  • Vinca major ‘Variegata’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterMoist

Propagation

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer or by division from autumn to the spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to rust.

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