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Greater Periwinkle

Vinca major 'Variegata'

Also known as

Large periwinkle, Periwinkle

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Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

2.5m

10cm

Min

1.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Greater Periwinkle Overview

An evergreen, arching, spreading, sub-shrub with bright green leaves edged cream. In late spring to early autumn, bright blue flowers appear.

Common problems with Greater Periwinkle

How to propagate Greater Periwinkle

Cuttings

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Division

Division from autumn to the spring.

Other uses of Greater Periwinkle

Ground cover, shade, medicinal

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