Vinca minor

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Synonyms for Vinca minor

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


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opulus highbush cranberry Vinca minor periwinkle x More Invasive Scientific name recent rank Origin Trees Acer platanoides x high Eurasia Ailanthus altissima x high Asia Alnus glutinosa (D,K,P) x high Eurasia/N.
Vinca minor is a plant containing the alkaloid vincamine, which is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a cerebral stimulant and vasodilator.
Other perennials that tolerate dry shade are Lamiastrum galeobdolon, 'Hermann's Pride,' a plant that forms neat mounds and blooms with tiny yellow flowers; any of the lamiums; false lamium (Lamiastrum galeobdolon, 'Variegatum'); and Vinca minor (may become invasive).
GROUNDCOVER FOR SHADE Grow Vinca minor 'Illumination' to brighten low-light garden spaces with its green-edged yellow leaves.
The shopping list included one Amelanchier, one Cornus mas, five Viburnum, three Cornus alba, five Hydrangea macrophylla, three Hydrangea quercifolia, five Leucothoe, three Clethra, 12 Heuchera, 12 Liriope, 12 Athyrium, one Vinca minor, three Microbiota, six Pieris japonica, one Betula nigra, three Chamaecyparis `Pendula,' nine Astilbe and six Hakonechloa.
In the spring, lenten roses or lungwort would look good, or some blue vinca minor.
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Brain Health Ingredients: Vinca genol[TM] (vinca minor extract)
Competitive Mechanisms of Vinca minor, an Invasive Groundcover, in a Michigan Beech-Maple Forest.
Sword fern (Polystichum munitum) Stone Crop (Sedum species) Hens and Chicks (Sempervirum tectorum) Periwinkle (Vinca minor) Thyme (Thymus species)
They include DHEA and keto-7, phosphatidyl serine, vinpocetine (Vinca minor), water hyssop or brahmi (Bacopa monniera) and coenzyme Q10.
The low evergreen ground cover with small blue flowers called periwinkle in one locale is Vinca Minor or "vinca" in another Ground-Myrtle or "myrtle" elsewhere.
PERIWINKLE VINCA MAJOR AND VINCA MINOR PERIWINKLEs ground cover trailing shrubs which provide eyecatching winter foliage and early flower in shades of blue and white.
If you want something permanent and easy to tend, one of the smaller periwinkles, Vinca minor, would be ideal.
Alan Parkin, by email A HAVE you thought of periwinkles, forms of Vinca major or Vinca minor, many of which are studded with blue flowers?