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Periwinkle, common 'Bowles variety'

Vinca minor 'Bowles'  • 

Photo: Periwinkle, common 'Bowles variety'

General description

Vine-like groundcover, especially good for shade, displaying large violet blue pinwheel shaped flowers against glossy dark green leaves.

Plant requirements

Full shade to full sun.

Maintenance

Needs regular watering, weekly, or more in hot climates.

Practical use

Groundcover, especially in shady areas. Borders, erosion control, fire groundscaping.

Properties

Height
1 - 2 cm
Color
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Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Full shade
Moisture
Well-drained
Poorly-drained
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy