Vinca minor 'Atropurpurea'
Plum-purple flowers, with a darker eye suffused in white, make this a classy partner with diminutive white muscari or other paler miniature bulbs
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: any but very dry soil
- Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
- Flowering period: April to September
- Flower colour: dark plum-purple
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Sumptuous, dark plum-purple flowers over a long period from April to September and dark-green leaves. This delightful, purple-flowered lesser periwinkle is an excellent groundcover plant. Flowering best in full sun it's an attractive alternative to the rampant Vinca major and particularly suitable for small gardens.
- Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.
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