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Vinca Major 'Variegata' (Greater Periwinkle)

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Vinca major 'Variegata' (greater periwinkle)

Vinca Major 'Variegata' (Greater Periwinkle)


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: any but very dry soil
Rate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: April to September Flower colour: blue-violet or dark-violet
Hardiness: fully hardy
Large, blue-violet or dark violet flowers on arching shoots from April to September and dark green leaves with creamy-white margins. This vigorous, variegated, evergreen shrub is attractive groundcover for large expanses of ground. Flowering best in full sun, it's a useful low-maintenance choice for sloping banks that are hard to mow.Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.Goes well with: Choisya ternata, Kerria japonica, Hedera colchica 'Dentata Variegata', Ajuga reptans atropurpurea, Pulmonaria officinalis 'Sissinghurst White', Galanthus nivalis

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