Periwinkle

Periwinkle
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Petite Lavender Blooms All SeasonPeriwinkle, Vinca minor, is also known as Trailing Myrtle, Dwarf Periwinkle and Creeping Myrtle. This species of Periwinkle is one of the most popular and widely used ground covers. Trailing stems with smooth, evergreen leaves (to 1.5″ long) root at the nodes as they go along the ground and quickly spread to form an attractive ground cover.Tubular, lavender blue, phlox-like flowers (to 1 inch across) appear in the leaf axils in spring and continue to flower intermittently throughout summer into fall. Foliage will mound up to 6″ tall.Periwinkles are used as a versatile ground cover and provide good cover for bulb beds. Effective on slopes or banks to stabilize soils and prevent erosion. Easily grown in average, dry to medium wet, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. It tolerates full shade, but it prefers moist, humusy soils in part shade. Plant 12-18″ apart to cover large areas. This evergreen perennial is similar in all ways to Vinca Major except the flower is a little smaller.* Lavender Blue Flowers Throughout the Season* Evergreen Viny Groundcover* Dry or Moist Soils in Part Shade .

Wojos Jem Periwinkle

Wojos Jem Periwinkle
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Spreading groundcover adds a pop of colorThe Wojos Jem Periwinkle, Vinca maculata ‘Wojo’s Jem’ (PP11809), is a selection of trailing vinca with creamy yellow leaf centers edged and flecked with dark green. It has large leaves and this major vinca is sometimes commonly called Wojo’s Jem Vinca Vine, Large Periwinkle, Greater Periwinkle or Blue Buttons.Use as a spreading groundcover to brighten shade gardens. ‘Wojo’s Jem’ looks beautiful cascading down slopes, banks, walls and curbs. The violet-blue, 2-inch spring flowers, bloom sporadically into the fall season.Wojo’s Jem Vinca Vine may not survive harsh winters even if grown in a protected location; may be best utilized as an annual for pots, baskets and containers. Herbaceous perennial in warmer zones and an annual in colder zones.This vinca is best grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. The plants prefer moist, humusy soils in part shade, but tolerate close to full shade.When planting, space 8” apart for quick cover of smaller areas; space 12-18” apart to cover large areas. This vinca is pest and disease free.’Wojo’s Jem’ is a versatile ground cover that will brighten up shady areas and keep weeds under control in your landscape!* 2″ Violet Blue Flowers* Leaves Have Yellow Centers with Edges and Flecks of Dark Green* Vigorous Part Shade GroundcoverPick your color….