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Week 21 – May 24, 2024

Plant Information

Vinca minor Illumination

  • Vinca minor Illumination - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Vinca minor

Common Name: Myrtle

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9b

Hardiness Degree: -10°F (-23.3°C)

Blooming Season: Early Spring, Spring

Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Heat Tolerant, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Frost Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 10 - 16" (25 - 41cm)

Height: 4" (10cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Shade, Sun

General Information: Blue flowers that appear in Spring contrast nicely with the gold-and-green foliage.

Grower Information:

Popular, low-growing, evergreen groundcover has variegated foliage and small, light lavender-blue flowers in Spring.