Vinca minor

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  • Common Name: Common periwinkle
  • Plant Story:

    A popular ground cover, Vinca minor, features lavender blue phlox-like flowers in early spring to fall.

  • Type: Ground Cover Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Lavender
  • Has Winter Interest
  • Planting Zone: 4-8
  • Height: .25- .5 ft
  • Spread: .5-1 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun to part shade
  • Suggested Uses: Ground cover
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:Yes
  • Plant Potential Pests:Vince stem canker
  • Form: Ground Cover
  • Special Care Instructions:

    INVASIVE! Plant 8-18" apart depending on the size of the area. Tolerates full shade. Prefers well dra


Common periwinkle - Additional Photos