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can anyone identify this plant


By Mageth

sussex, United Kingdom Gb

has anyone got any ideas what form of periwinkle this is. It seems to have much slender petals than the normal. Its actually growing on a footpath that I take on my way to work




I'm wondering if it might be vinca major hirsuta, but I'm not sure. That subspecies is supposed to have darker blue/purple flowers and narrower petals. I've never seen one before though.

24 Apr, 2009


this is a periwinkle :o)

24 Apr, 2009


I think it is Vinca major "Hirsuta" too.

25 Apr, 2009


I agree with Gilli I'm sure its V major 'Hirsuta'.

25 Apr, 2009


thanks everyone. I think Gilli and rbt are right although the petals in mine are slightly longer and more pointed. I think I will try and get some cuttings on my way back from work on monday and try growing it, its a lovely deep blue

25 Apr, 2009

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