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Lesser Periwinkle


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Position: full sun or partial shade
Soil: any but very dry soil
Rate of growth: average to fast-growing Flowering period: April to September Flower colour: lavender-blue
Hardiness: fully hardy
Pretty, pale blue or blue-violet flowers from April to September and lance-shaped, dark green leaves. This pretty, prostrate, evergreen shrub is excellent groundcover for the smaller garden. One of our recommended plants, it's less invasive than Vinca major and grows in any well-drained soil in sun or partial shade.Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.

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