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Vinca minor ‘La Grave’

Lesser periwinkle

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to May
  • Height0.1m to 0.45m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourBlue-purple
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green shades
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Vinca minor ‘La Grave’ (Lesser periwinkle). Bears large, purple-blue flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Periwinkle

Origin

United States

Interest and use

Ornamental, ground cover, shade

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Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Humus-rich, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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