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Vinca major

Common Name(s):
Big leaf periwinkle
Cultivar(s):
Variegata
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Upright and more open than Vinca minor.

Wildlife Value: This plant is resistant to damage by deer

Height:
8-18 in.
Hardiness:
6-9
Foliage:
Dark green oval-shaped leaves; 1.5-3 in. long
Flower:
1 to 2 in. wide funnel-shaped bright blue flowers on tip of thin stalk in spring
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade; prefers fertile, organically enriched, well-drained soil
Size:
Height 8-18 in.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense mat
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Tags:
cpp, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 378

Vinca major Vinca major
Maja Dumat, CC BY - 2.0
Vinca major Leaves and flowers
Karl Nickless, CC BY - 2.0
Vinca major Vinca major
Donald Hobern, CC BY - 2.0