Bowles' Common Periwinkle

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One of the best groundcovers for shade, displaying violet blue flowers against small glossy green leaves. A clumping habit to this evergreen perennial. Good for use in firescaping. Photo credit: Allan Mandell
  • Light Needs : Full Sun, Full Shade
  • Water Needs : High
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Botanical Name Vinca minor 'Bowles'
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 2 Feet or less
Mature Spread N/A
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color Blue
Bloom Time Spring
Light Needs Full Sun, Full Shade
Habit N/A
Special Uses Clump Forming, Deer Resistant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Shade Loving, Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses Border, Firescaping / Fire Wise
Water Needs High
Plant Type Perennials, Ground Covers
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 5 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Control weeds with mulch until the plants cover the area.
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