Vinca minor Sterling Silver

Periwinkle, Myrtle

$10.95 ea. (3+ discount) $10.50 ea.

Fall 2022

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Plant Code: VIST

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Bold blue flowers are featured against the lush foliage of deep green edged in cream. Grows quickly and long-lived. Rooting along its vining offshoots, Vinca forms a dense, vigorously spreading evergreen carpet. Vinca and Daffodils planted beneath a deciduous tree provide a pleasing spring combination. Best in partial to full shade.

Good for bank stabilization, erosion control. Can escape into the woods, so please plant responsibly.Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.


Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6"
Spacing: 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: Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Evergreen
  • Groundcovers
  • OK in Containers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • 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. Some winter protection may be needed in colder zones. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.