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Periwinkle

Vinca spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

45cm

Max

30cm

Min

Flowering

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Periwinkle Overview

A large genus of flowering subshrubs or herbaceous perennials with a trailing or spreading habit that has made them attractive as groundcover in gardens and landscaping situations. Many ornamental cultivars have been developed and they are happy in most garden aspects but especially in shady areas and for underplanting.

Common problems with Periwinkle

How to propagate Periwinkle

Cuttings

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Division

Division from autumn to the spring.

Other uses of Periwinkle

Grown for their foliage and flowers. Ground cover. Suitable for northern and eastern aspects.

Plants for Summer Cuttings

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