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Vinca - Greater Periwinkle

Genus: Vinca.

Species: Vinca major.

Common name: Vinca or Greater Periwinkle
Botanic name: Vinca major
Family: Apocynaceae.

Heat and drought tolerant plants that make excellent ground cover in a well drained hot spot. It is perennial in our warm climate where it will flower for much of the year. Flowers resemble impatiens with five petals and a contrasting eye.

Flowers in summer through autumn.

Is classed as a weed up here in the far north of Australia.

Photos of this plant

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