PlantsVinca→Common Periwinkle (Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea')

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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
Dry
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Tolerates dry shade
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

Lots of pretty blooms!

Discussion Threads about this plant
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What have you planted that you regretted ? by ge1836 Aug 25, 2019 10:58 AM 204

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