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Periwinkle

Botanical Name
Vinca minor
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
6 inches
Width
24 inches
Flowers
Spring: lilac-blue, dark blue, white
Light
Full to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Check before planting as this plant is invasive in some areas
  • Plant 12 to 18 inches apart to cover large areas
Problems
None serious
Varieties
  • Alba - white flowers
  • Bowles - larger foliage, more mounding than creeping
  • Atropurpurea - reddish-lavender to red-violet flowers

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