Vinca minor


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widely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers

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Vinca minor L (lesser periwinkle) is a plant in the Apocynaceae family that is native to central and southern Europe and southwestern Asia, and is cultivated in the United States and other countries as a ground cover.
Competitive Mechanisms of Vinca minor, an Invasive Groundcover, in a Michigan Beech-Maple Forest.
Vinca minor (periwinkle) will carpet the ground as will most ivies, some geraniums (G.
THE evergreen lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, forms a ground-hugging mat of glossy green leaves and violet-blue flowers.
Low growing geraniums, pachysandra and vinca minor are all pretty trouble free and would grow easily under large shrubs, he says.
He says low-growing geraniums pachysandra and vinca minor are all pretty trouble-free and would grow easily under large shrubs.
Vinca major is considered to be a wild mutation of Vinca minor.
THE first mauve flowers on my Vinca minor have just popped their heads open and I will still be enjoying these delicate flowers in May.
Lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, was used together with roses and myrtle, Myrtus communis, in wreaths and garlands, especially for weddings.
High on my list of these horticultural heroes comes an extremely flexible friend, the lesser periwinkle, Vinca minor, an effective ground-cover plant and an attractive trailer for pots and hanging baskets.