Common Periwinkle

Vinca minor

  • Size: 6” Tall and 6”-1.5’ Wide spreading wider
  • Growth Habit: ground cover
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Full sun to part shade
  • Soil Requirements: Adaptable
  • Appeal: Vinca Minor is a great ground cover to add to sunny or part shade spots in your landscape. It is also called periwinkle or myrtle. It has evergreen foliage and spreading roots that run along the ground to create a carpet of dark green leaves. Vinca minor will produce pretty blue/purple flowers in spring. Deer resistant.