PlantsVinca→Common Periwinkle (Vinca minor 'Ralph Shugert')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Green with white margins.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees


Discussion Threads about this plant
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does anyone know the name of this plant? by toadwitch Sep 13, 2020 8:52 AM 4
Can any help me identify this plant please? by Paul0592 May 11, 2017 12:04 PM 5
Deep shade, drought tolerant plants?? by ShadyGreenThumb Sep 4, 2016 3:51 PM 57

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