Wine Common Periwinkle

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A lush, trailing groundcover for the shade. Unusual burgundy blooms above lustrous green leaves. Thrives in the deepest of shade. An evergreen perennial. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja
  • Light Needs : Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Needs : Moderate
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Donut Type
Botanical Name Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 2 Feet or less
Mature Spread 2 - 4 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color Purple
Bloom Time Spring
Light Needs Partial Shade, Full Shade
Habit N/A
Special Uses Deer Resistant, Dwarf Plant, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Shade Loving, Showy Flowers, Tolerates Poor Soils
Landscape Uses Border, Firescaping / Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Water Garden
Water Needs Moderate
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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