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Vinca minor Bowles

Periwinkle, Myrtle

Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6" (Plant 2-3' apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Mid-Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: Blue / Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Vinca Bowles sports attractive shades of deep lilac overlapping petals nestled in glossy dark green, darkly veined leaves. Rooting along its vining offshoots, it forms a dense, vigorously spreading carpet. The 'Bowles' variety has larger and glossier leaves than other Vinca, as well as more numerous flowers.

Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

Features to Note:

  • Groundcovers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Evergreen
  • Dry Shade Tolerant

Vinca General Information:

Vinca are evergreen groundcovers. Good for bank stabilization and erosion control. Can escape into the woods, so please plant responsibly.

Vinca Plant Care:

Thrives in most soils. Stems root where they touch the ground. Cut back winter damaged growth to 4 in spring. Divide in early spring or mid fall as needed. May emerge late in spring.

$7.95 ea.
(3+) $7.50 ea.
Ships: Fall 2016
Plant Code: VIBO