Vinca major variegata

Large Variegated Periwinkle

Vigorous ground covers for shady areas, Periwinkles usually flower lavender-blue, but white and purple forms also exist. Plant in shady areas where nothing else will grow. Use on rough slopes or to cover unused areas, but take care, because Periwinkle can be invasive. Use forms with trailing, variegated foliage in hanging baskets and planter boxes. Also called Myrtle, the perennial Periwinkles are sometimes confused with the annual Madagascar Periwinkle, Catharanthus roseus. Sold in cell packs throughout the growing season.
Vinca major variegata, Large Variegated Periwinkle
More upright-growing than Common Periwinkle, it is less vigorous, but can naturalize. Use in planter boxes to display white, variegated foliage. Shear often to encourage dense growth.

Attributes - Vinca major variegata

Plant Type: Ground Cover

Bloom Season: Mid Spring through Mid Fall

Flower Color: Blue, Lavender

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 1 ft. to 1 ft. 6 in.

Width: 6 ft.

Sunlight: Partial Sun, Shade

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Container Plants, Low Maintenance.

Related Plants

Vinca major, Vinca minor, Vinca minor 'Bowles', Vinca minor alba, Vinca minor atropurpurea, Vinca minor variegatum
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