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Variegated Vinca Vine - Love It Or Hate It?

By SongofJoy
April 22, 2014

I seem to have a love-hate relationship with the variegated vinca vine. I know its invasive tendencies, but I still admire it for its hardiness, its striking blue-purple flowers, and its lovely variegated foliage.

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Aug 21, 2016 9:35 AM CST
Definitely invasive, but in a good way. I just don't know what to do with the trails now that they've moved beyond the garden bed onto the sidewalk. I've cut them back for now. Can I plant them in buckets and hang them from a shepherd hook? They will trail down and take root, but at least it gives me some height.
Any ideas will be appreciated.
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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Sep 21, 2016 1:01 PM CST
I'm going to plant cuttings in some deck rail planters I have.
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