(3.5" pot/18 count flat) Vinca major Variegata Variegated Big Leaf Periwinkle is an evergreen, trailing ground cover. Lilac-blue blooms in Spring. Leaves are variegated, green and white.


sku: rd-2005


Variegated Vinca major is an evergreen, trailing ground cover. Semi-evergreen in the Northern Zones. Leaves are variegated, green and white, 1" x 1½"-3". Lilac-blue, 1"-2" flowers early Spring. Prefers regular watering and well drained soil. Will tolerate dry soil once established. Suitable for ground cover, erosion control and heavy shade. Also used in container gardens. Will block out weed growth. Mature height 6"-18"

Full Sun to Shade
Prefers Part Shade to Shade in Southern Zones
Semi-Evergreen in Northern Zones
Tolerates most soil conditions
Tolerates dry soil - needs regular watering in Full Sun

Height: 6-18 Inches
Hardiness Zone: 6-9

Characteristics & Attributes:


Exposure:Full Shade, Partial Sun, Full Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering):Spring
Attributes:Container, Mass Planting, Fast Growing, Evergreen, Spring Bloomer, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Erosion Control
Foliage Color:White, Green, Variegated
Habit:Trailing
Soil Moisture:Average Water, Moist, Well-Drained
Critter Resistance:Deer Resistant

Plants will be shipped semi-bare-root (with little soil) from December to April. As the plants are dormant (sleeping), it is perfectly safe to send them bare-root. Winter is the safest and the best time to ship plants.

Note: The plant is shipped in its pot, firmly secured with several layers of clear tape, thereby avoiding any shuffling and moving during transit. The plant reaches you with minimal damage- very safe and secure. We have been shipping plants like this for several years (plant are sometimes shipped in smaller pots for safety and ease of shipping). Most plants go dormant in fall and winter and will lose most of their leaves - looking dead and dry - very normal. They will flush out in spring.

We cannot send ship some plants and some sizes to California due to restrictions placed by department of agriculture.

Growing Zones: 7-10 outdoors

7-10 outdoors
Mature Height:
1-2 ft.
Sunlight:
Full Sun
Mature Width:
1-2 ft.
Botanical Name:
Ilex vomitoria 'Gremicr'
Growth Rate:
Slow
 


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