Also known as
Band Plant, Creeping Myrtle, Cut-Finger, Flower Of Death, Grave Myrtle, Ground Myrtle, Large Periwinkle, Quater, Sorcerer's Violet, Bigleaf Periwinkle, Blue Periwinkle, Big-Leaved Periwinkle, Variegated major periwinkle
5 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Greater Periwinkle Overview
This evergreen perennial has a spread & mat forming habit. Awarded a RHS AGM (Award of Graden Merit) it is a robust performer that produces bright blue flowers in spring.
Common problems with Greater Periwinkle
Generally disease free but can be attacked by aphids.
How to harvest Greater Periwinkle
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Greater Periwinkle
Take semi hardwood cuttings.
Special features of Greater Periwinkle
Other uses of Greater Periwinkle
A low maintenance plant that can be used as ground cover and planted under others on slopes and banks as well as in Wall side borders. Once established it is drought tolerant.
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Sticky, clay soil that is either wet or rock hard? These plant will happily provide colour, texture and structure.Explore all