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Vinca minor

Common Name(s):
Dwarf periwinkle, Periwinkle
Cultivar(s):
Variegata, Bowles
Category:
Groundcover
Comment:

Excellent for large natural areas; this plant is resistant to damage by deer.  Can become weedy.

Height:
4-6 in.
Hardiness:
4 to 8
Foliage:
Shiny dark green oblong to oval leaves
Flower:
0.5 in. lilac-blue funnel-shaped flowers in spring
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Partial shade to shade
Size:
Height 4-6 in.
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Non-climbing dense mat
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Tags:
APVG, deer resistant, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 379

Vinca minor Vinca minor
xlibber, CC BY - 2.0
Vinca minor Vinca minor
Beautifulcataya, CC BY - 2.0
Vinca Minor Leaves
Photo by Leonora Enking, CC-BY-SA-2.0