Vinca minor Sterling Silver

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 / Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

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.

Features to Note:

  • Evergreen
  • Deer Resistant
  • OK in Containers
  • Groundcovers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Web Exclusive
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • For a Slope or Bank

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.

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: Spring 2017
Plant Code: VIST