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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
Dry
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
Variegated
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
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Bees

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Common names
  • Common Periwinkle
  • Creeping Myrtle
  • Flower-of-Death

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Date: 2010-04-05
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2010-04-05
Location: Bogie Lake Greenhouse, White Lake, MI
Date: 2010-04-05

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