Vinca major 'Variegata'

Vinca major 'Variegata'

1.5 litre pot £9.99
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<ul><li><b>Position:</b> full sun or partial shade<li><b>Soil:</b> any but very dry soil<li><b>Rate of growth:</b> fast-growing<li><b> Flowering period:</b> April to September<li><b>Hardiness:</b> fully hardy<br><BR>Large, blue-violet or dark violet flowers on arching shoots from April to September and dark green leaves with creamy-white margins. This vigorous, variegated, evergreen shrub is attractive groundcover for large expanses of ground. Flowering best in full sun, it's a useful low-maintenance choice for sloping banks that are hard to mow.<BR><br><li><b>Garden care:</b> To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.</li></ul>

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any but very dry soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: April to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Large, blue-violet or dark violet flowers on arching shoots from April to September and dark green leaves with creamy-white margins. This vigorous, variegated, evergreen shrub is attractive groundcover for large expanses of ground. Flowering best in full sun, it's a useful low-maintenance choice for sloping banks that are hard to mow.

  • Garden care: To prevent the plant from becoming invasive cut back any unwanted shoots in spring.

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