Vinca minor


Lesser Periwinkle

This European native will spread approximately 3 metres. It is an evergreen creeper or groundcaver with slender, prostrate stems and pointed, elliptic leaves. The flowers are lilac blue, with 5 petals, appearing in spring and summer.


Ornamental creeper or groundcover. It should be positioned carefully as it can become invasive.


Vinca minor is adaptable to a range of soils and locations. It is drought and frost resistant and can be can be propagated by cuttings. Vincas should be kept moist.


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