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Vinca Difformis (Periwinkle)

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Vinca difformis (periwinkle)

Vinca Difformis (Periwinkle)

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Position: full sun to full shade
Soil: tolerant of most soils
Rate of growth: average, non-invasive
Flowering period: April-June and then August- September
Flower colour:powder blue
Hardiness: fully hardy
Not to be confused with some of the coarser forms, this selected Vinca produces pretty star-shaped flowers of pale blue on arching stems. There are two seasonal flowering peaks; the first in spring, then again in late summer, but one can enjoy a light scattering of flowers almost continuously between these peiods. The shiny, oval leaves are reliably evergreen, creating a welcome bright carpet to any shaded planting.Garden care: Trim off old outer foliage in early spring to reveal new central growth which bears the flowers.




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