×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Vinca rosea

Periwinkle

Garden

Wishlist

  • Plant Placeholder

Features

  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourWhite blue purple
  • Leaf ColourGlossy green

Description

Vinca rosea (Periwinkle). This species is an evergreen sub-shrub or herbaceous perennial.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Sub-shrub

Origin

Europe W Asia W Africa

Interest and use

Ground cover

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Plant Placeholder

Needs

  • LightShade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Chalky
  • Soil pH6.0 to 7.0
  • 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.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Other Vinca posts

To view Vinca plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
Rhubarb

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.9.2 (00577d2)