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Vinca major Variegata (Elegantissima) AGM

Vinca major Variegata (Elegantissima) AGM

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Vinca major

A fantastic ground cover plant that grows well in shade, this variety has large variegated leaves and vibrant purple/blue flowers in early Spring. A much larger growing variety than V.minor varieties.
  • Height: Easily maintained to 50cm 
  • Spread: Easily maintained to 1m
  • Foliage Colour: Light green with yellow variegation 
  • Flower Colour: Purple-blue
  • Flowering Season: Spring to early autumn
  • Soil Type: Moist, well drained, sandy, loam, chalk, clay
  • Position: Full Sun - Full Shade
  • Hardiness: Fully Hardy once established, H4 (-5 and below)
  • Type: Shrub

Supplied in either a 9cm pot or 2 Litre pot, please select from the drop down menu when ordering.

Vinca (Periwinkle) are great plants to use all over the garden whether its full shade, woodland, front of border or an exposed bank they will put on a great show of flowers from November right through until April. They are mostly evergreen and have a creeping habit, they are great for ground cover. Some varieties can be a little invasive like Vinca major, others are less so. Vinca minor has much smaller leaves and can be cut back from areas that you want to keep free. Vinca difformis is somewhere in between V.major and V. minor.
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