Vinca major

characteristics

FOLIAGE | HABIT | FLOWER

THIS IS A EVERGREEN PLANT WITH A MAT FORMING HABIT. IT PRODUCES BLUE FLOWERS FROM SPRING TO AUTUMN.

 

ASPECT | SOIL | PH

THIS PLANT LIKES A NORTH/EAST/SOUTH/WEST FACING GARDEN. IT ENJOYS A SHELTERED OR EXPOSED POSITION IN A CHALK, CLAY, SAND OR LOAM SOIL.

 

HEIGHT | SPREAD | GROWING TIME

THE PLANT TAKES ROUGHLY 2-5 YEARS TO GAIN FULL HEIGHT AND SPREAD. HEIGHT UP TO 0.5 METRES. SPREAD UP TO 1.5-2.5 METRES.

 

PRUNE | PESTS | DISEASE

FALLS IN PRUNING GROUP 6, THIS MEANS PRUNING IN SPRING WILL BENEFIT THE FLOWER DISPLAY THOUGHOUT THE YEAR ASWELL AS KEEPING IT A MANAGEABLE SIZE. GENUINLY PEST AND DISEASE FREE APART FROM THE POSSIBALITY TO SUFFER FROM APHIDS AND RUST.

SUGGESTED PLANTING LOCATIONS AND GARDEN TYPES

UNDER PLANTING, COTTAGE AND INFORMAL GARDENS, DOES WELL IN TOUGH CONDITIONS.

Common name:

Great periwinkle

Band plant

Flower of death

 sun  rain
Full sun to full shade Well drained, moist but well drained, poor drainage.
 cold  info
H6 (-15 to -20) Mildly poisonous

 

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