Vinca minor is a classic ground cover for shade - an evergreen, trailing vine that spreads quickly once established. It prefers regular watering with well drained, fertile, loamy soil. Once mature, Vinca minor will tolerate an occasional drought. Shiny green, ½" x 1 ½" leaf. Blooms are ½", periwinkle blue in the Spring and blooms sparsely in Summer and Fall. Mature height 4"-6"
Evergreen Ground Cover
Prefers shade in zones 7-8
Tolerates sun in zones 4-6
Road salt tolerant
Height: 4-6 Inches
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Characteristics & Attributes:
Exposure:Partial Sun, Full Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering):Spring
Attributes:Spring Bloomer, Drought Tolerant, Ground Cover, Cold Tolerant, Erosion Control, Salt Tolerant, Mass Planting, Fast Growing, Evergreen, Low Maintenance
Foliage Color:Dark Green
Soil Moisture:Well Drained Soil, Average Water
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.
This plant will be shipped in 2 - 7 days, Please email us ASAP if you want this plant to be shipped in spring.
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: 5-9 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 12-24 ft.
- Full Sun
- Mature Width:
- 12-16 ft.
- Botanical Name:
- Lavandula angustifolia 'Big Time Blue'
- Growth Rate: